Joined: 21 Apr 2008 Posts: 27 Location: coimbatore-TN india
SPA - Scratch Pad Area is mainly used for conversional program.simply say, it is a temporary storage.Here you can store lot of message.
I think,Google is one of the best friend for programmer..why not try?
Joined: 23 Nov 2006 Posts: 19270 Location: Inside the Matrix
While Google is often your friend, there are a couple of places i'd suggest looking before going to the whole web. One is the "IBM manuals" which are linked at the top of each page - IMS documentation is available there: