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Labs - COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL and VSAM Data Set File Processing

Duration

4 hours

Overview

The Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL and VSAM Data Set File Processing course provides a range of exercises that can be run in your organization’s mainframe training sandbox. Exercises in this course focus on copying data into a VSAM data set, and then for part of that data to be updated.

Audience

Programmers who need to use COBOL in a z/OS environment.

Prerequisites

Completion of the following labs.
Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL Basics course
Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL and Sequential Data Set File Processing

Each Lab module below contains its own list of prerequisites or equivalent knowledge, which is displayed when accessing the module.

    After completing this course, the student will be able to:
  • Read records from a sequential data set into a VSAM KSDS
  • Modify VSAM KSDS Records

Course Content

Moving Records to a VSAM KSDS

Creating a VSAM KSDS
Defining a VSAM Output File Definition
Reading Records from a Sequential Data Set
Writing Records to a VSAM File
Questions

Updating VSAM Records

Opening a VSAM KSDS for Input and Output Processing
Reading VSAM Records
Modify the Value of a Record Field
Re-write the Record to the VSAM Data Set
Questions

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