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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2004 8:39 am    Post subject: what is DD statement in MVS
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what is DD statement in MVS?
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2004 9:06 pm    Post subject:
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Use the DD (data definition) statement to describe a data set and to specify the input and output resources needed for the data set.

Reference: http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/IEA2B650/12.0?DT=20040712170508
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DD statement is used in JCL to handle the input and output datasets. And also to specify other inputs and outputs like control cards, dummy, spool, printer etc.
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