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tarakanta
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:15 pm    Post subject: difference between Vsam and Flat file
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Hi all
i was asked this Question

by looking at the DD statement in Jcl can we determine wheatherit is a Vsam or a simple Flat file.
if it is not a GDG.
If yes How.

can anybody give any ans.

thanx n regards.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2007 12:08 pm    Post subject:
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There is no way to differentiate VSAM from PS by the name only.

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