DFSORT/MVS

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forward arrow User Guide for DFSORT PTFs UK90025 and UK90026
  Documents the important enhancements provided to DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL by z/OS DFSORT V1R10 PTF UK90025 and z/OS DFSORT V1R12 PTF UK90026 for resizing records; updating the trailer record; processing subsets; translation of ASCII to EBCDIC, EBCDIC to ASCII, EBCDIC hex to binary, and more; date field arithmetic; timestamp constant with microseconds; group functions; use of SET and PROC symbols in control statements; more information in reports; larger fields; easier migration from other sort products, and more.
 
forward arrow Publications
Links to DFSORT books, papers and examples.
 
forward arrow List DFSORT APARs
forward arrow Smart DFSORT tricks
  Shows you clever ways to use DFSORT and ICETOOL to solve common problems.
 
forward arrow User Guide for DFSORT PTFs UK51706 and UK51707
  Documents the important enhancements provided to DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL by z/OS DFSORT V1R5 PTF UK51706 and z/OS DFSORT V1R10 PTF UK51707 for various types of two file join applications; date field conversions; merge operations; alternate ddnames for MERGE; easier migration from other sort products, and more.
 
forward arrow What's new in DFSORT
  Provides a quick introduction to selected DFSORT and ICETOOL enhancements. Examples using the various features are included, where appropriate.
 
forward arrow Beyond sorting
  Highlights and shows examples of some of the features of DFSORT that can improve application performance and programmer productivity.
 
forward arrow Tuning large DFSORT tasks
  Sets out a series of recommendations for dealing specifically with high data volume DFSORT tasks.
 
forward arrow Ask Professor Sort
  The good Professor answers a wide variety of frequently asked questions about DFSORT.
 
forward arrow ICETOOL mini-user guide
  Discusses the major features of DFSORT's ICETOOL utility at length, using many examples.
 
forward arrow Downloads
  Describes the available downloadable versions of DFSORT symbol mappings, papers and examples, and how you can obtain them.
 
forward arrow Summary of changes by Release
  Lists the changes to each Release of DFSORT for reference and historical perspective.
 
forward arrow Related links
  Links to other sites of interest to DFSORT users.
 
forward arrow Year 2000
  Explains how to use DFSORT's new generation of Year 2000 features.
 
forward arrow User Guide for PTF UK90013
  Documents the important enhancements provided to DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL by z/OS DFSORT V1R5 PTF UK90013 for find and replace; group operations; sorting data between headers and trailers; keeping or removing the first n records, last n records and/or specific relative records; selecting the first n duplicate records; splicing with non-blank fields; displaying and writing counts; reports with multiple and multipart titles; reports without carriage control characters; additional defaults; easier migration from other sort products, and more.
 
forward arrow User Guide for PTFs UK90007 and UK90006
Documents the important enhancements provided to DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL by z/OS DFSORT V1R5 PTF UK90007 and DFSORT R14 PTF UK90006 for extracting variable position/length fields (e.g. CSV, delimited fields, keyword separated fields, etc) into fixed parsed fields; justifying and squeezing data; comparing and inserting past and future date constants; testing for numerics and non-numerics; displaying hexadecimal floating-point values as integers; splitting files contiguously; suppressing page ejects in reports; using symbols for output columns; using system symbols (e.g. &SYSPLEX) in symbol constants; reformatting records before selecting or splicing; sorting and merging with larger PD and ZD fields; easier migration from other sort products, and more.
 
forward arrow User Guide for PTFs UQ95214 and UQ95213
  Documents the important enhancements provided to DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL by z/OS DFSORT V1R5 PTF UQ95214 and DFSORT R14 PTF UQ95213 for conditionally reformatting records; overlaying only selected parts of records; larger numeric fields and constants; new data formats for extracting digits, and displaying TOD and ETOD date and time values; restarting sequence numbers; join and match operations; date and time constants; conversion of statistical and count values; reports; easier migration from other sort products, and more.
 
forward arrow PTF UQ90053 User Guide
  Documents the important enhancements provided to DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL by DFSORT R14 PTF UQ90053, and incorporated into z/OS DFSORT V1R5, for join and match operations, sampling, repeating and distributing records, arithmetic operations using numeric fields and decimal constants, longer fields for substring searches, easier migration from other sort products, and more.

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z/OS family

Software version:

Not Applicable

Operating system(s):

z/OS

Reference #:

T7000079

Modified date:

2011-02-11

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