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Can I make a PS dataset into a VSAM dataset

 
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jjacome266

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PostPosted: Wed May 03, 2006 1:08 am    Post subject: Can I make a PS dataset into a VSAM dataset
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Hi Everyone:

Please I need some help. To make a test with one of my datasets. I have a PS dataset with data. But I need to convert this PS dataset into a VSAM dataset. So I can make the test.

Please let me know if this is possible. And if it is would you please send me an JCL example so I can follow up to make the program.

Thank you

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Jose Jacome
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PostPosted: Wed May 03, 2006 1:41 am    Post subject: Re: Can I make a PS dataset into a VSAM dataset
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The only way I know of doing this is to define a VSAM dataset and repro your PS file into it.

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PostPosted: Wed May 03, 2006 1:58 am    Post subject: Can I make a PS dataset into a VSAM dataset
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Thank you.

I need to do this quickly, Can you send me the JCL program.

Please

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PostPosted: Wed May 03, 2006 2:11 am    Post subject:
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I'm sure someone where you work has some JCL you can use!
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PostPosted: Wed May 03, 2006 11:47 am    Post subject: Re: Can I make a PS dataset into a VSAM dataset
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Code:
//STEP1    EXEC PGM=IDCAMS                           
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*                             
//SYSIN    DD  *
 DELETE HLQ.VSAM.DATASET                             
 DEFINE CLUSTER (NAME('HLQ.VSAM.DATASET') -           
        REUSE IMBED NOREPLICATE SPEED  SHR(2) -             
        CNVSZ(4096) -                                       
        KEYS(23 0)-                                         
        CYL(100 10)-                                         
        RECSZ(200 200))-                                     
   DATA  (NAME('HLQ.VSAM.DATASET.DATA')) -           
   INDEX (NAME('HLQ.VSAM.DATASET.INDEX') CNVSZ(1024))
//*
//STEP2    EXEC PGM=IDCAMS                               
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*                                   
//INDSET   DD  DSN=HLQ.PS.INPUT.DATASET,DISP=SHR             
//VSDSET   DD  DSN=HLQ.VSAM.DATASET,DISP=OLD     
//SYSIN   DD  *                                         
 REPRO -                                                 
      INFILE(INDSET) -                                 
      OUTFILE(VSDSET)                               
//*   


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jjacome266

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PostPosted: Sat May 06, 2006 1:53 am    Post subject: Re: Can I make a PS dataset into a VSAM dataset
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Hi:

I am still trying to make a PS dataset into VSAM dataset but it is giving me an error I am attaching the the error and the JCL. To see if you can help.

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priyesh.agrawal wrote:
Code:
//STEP1    EXEC PGM=IDCAMS                           
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*                             
//SYSIN    DD  *
 DELETE HLQ.VSAM.DATASET                             
 DEFINE CLUSTER (NAME('HLQ.VSAM.DATASET') -           
        REUSE IMBED NOREPLICATE SPEED  SHR(2) -             
        CNVSZ(4096) -                                       
        KEYS(23 0)-                                         
        CYL(100 10)-                                         
        RECSZ(200 200))-                                     
   DATA  (NAME('HLQ.VSAM.DATASET.DATA')) -           
   INDEX (NAME('HLQ.VSAM.DATASET.INDEX') CNVSZ(1024))
//*
//STEP2    EXEC PGM=IDCAMS                               
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*                                   
//INDSET   DD  DSN=HLQ.PS.INPUT.DATASET,DISP=SHR             
//VSDSET   DD  DSN=HLQ.VSAM.DATASET,DISP=OLD     
//SYSIN   DD  *                                         
 REPRO -                                                 
      INFILE(INDSET) -                                 
      OUTFILE(VSDSET)                               
//*   


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PostPosted: Sat May 06, 2006 2:01 am    Post subject: Re: Can I make a PS dataset into a VSAM dataset
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Your input file's records are out of order (exactly what the messages state).

You did sort the input file first, in ascending order, on the key field, right?
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PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2006 6:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Can I make a PS dataset into a VSAM dataset
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No I did not sort the input file. How Can I do it? Or do you think is when I am defining the VSAM dataset that I am running out of space. Or the other thing was when I am doing REPRO that I am not defining something that I should know about?

Please help me? Thanks

Regards
Jose Jacome



superk wrote:
Your input file's records are out of order (exactly what the messages state).

You did sort the input file first, in ascending order, on the key field, right?
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