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sridhar_aluru

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2005 2:38 pm    Post subject: Mainframe Interview Questions
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1)I want information regarding all TSO Commands used? Can anybody help me?
2) How to input data from JCL to PROC? How many ways you can do it?
3)Can I delete a 7th Record from 10 records in a TDQ or TSQ? Explain?
4)After declaring Cursor, how to Update data?
5)How to stop application program execution in a loop using CEMT transaction?
6)What is the Utility used to BIND?
7)What is the Emulator you are using?
8)What is DFSORT? Have you used it? Can I merge two datasets with ?SORT FIELDS= ? condition?
9)When I try to access a Dataset, I got a message ?Member in Use?.How will you find out who is using&what to do?
10)I have a COBOL program with KSDS file using Primary Index. I defined Alternate Index now. Now the KSDS file in the program has to work on Alternate Index,not on Primary Index. How to do it?
11)How to do Binary Search in a COBOL Program on a table(Not on file)? Explain step by step?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2005 12:23 am    Post subject: Re: Mainframe Interview Questions
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sridhar_aluru wrote:
1)I want information regarding all TSO Commands used? Can anybody help me?

First, in TSO, you can enter the command TSO HELP and you will see all of the commands that have help information available. Take this one step further and print or browse the entire contents of the 'SYS1.HELP' library.

Second, you can look here in the "z/OS V1R6.0 TSO/E Command Reference" manual:

http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/IKJ4C550/CCONTENTS?DT=20040721160158

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2) How to input data from JCL to PROC? How many ways you can do it?

What do you mean? Please explain further.

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7)What is the Emulator you are using?

The answer would depend on what is being emulated.

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9)When I try to access a Dataset, I got a message ?Member in Use?.How will you find out who is using&what to do?

Enter HELP once to determine what the problem is, and then you will be prompted to enter HELP again to see who has the dataset allocated.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2005 12:18 pm    Post subject: dam's
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How to do Binary Search in a COBOL Program on a table(Not on file)? Explain step by step?

By using SEARCH-ALL u can do this.

Search is a seqential search &search all is a binary search.

by seeing ur questions i came to this conclusion that u first read the basics first
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2005 8:27 pm    Post subject:
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9)When I try to access a Dataset, I got a message ?Member in Use?.How will you find out who is using&what to do?

Hi friend
Press F1 twice
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