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PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2005 8:55 am    Post subject: what is a flat file
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hi to all,
this was the question
what is a flat file?
what is the difference between flat file and a table??
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2005 4:08 pm    Post subject:
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Flat File is ordinary files used in a COBOL program.

Table is an organized data structure used in DB2 Programs.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2005 8:43 am    Post subject: project questions can any body help plz?
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hi to all
this is the questions
1. various types of testing?
2. what is project plan?
3.what is pcm and tcm?
4. different phases of projects ?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2005 5:00 pm    Post subject: Re: what is a flat file
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You only posted the same question some where else...

http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?p=12765#12765

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Priyesh.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2005 6:00 pm    Post subject: Re: what is a flat file
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Hi,

Flat file is a physical sequential file (PS) used in Cobol program either as a input file or output file which can be read from or written into.

A table is a organised structure of data which can be created using SQL DDL statements like create Table....

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