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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2005 4:56 pm    Post subject: Difference b/w flat file and vsam file
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I want to know the difference b/w flat file and VSAM file in a COBOL program

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2005 5:07 pm    Post subject:
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It will be available in some JCL books
(charles ranade)

1. VSAM is quick to access when compared with Flat file.
2. insertions are possible
3. deletion also

4. we can use Keys for accessing the records.

still more like this...
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