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How database connectivity will be there in mainframe databas

 
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ravi1292

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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2009 8:44 am    Post subject: How database connectivity will be there in mainframe databas
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Like connection to database in java we have drivers like jdbc odbc connectivity.. How in mainframes it will work how the database will work..
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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2009 8:56 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

Suggest you ask something more specific.

There are many ways to connect to mainframe databases including odbc and jdbc. . .
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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2009 9:45 pm    Post subject:
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If a COBOL+DB2+CICS program is there how the database will establish and how it will work.
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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2009 10:04 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

When running a COBOL+DB2+CICS all of the connectivity is local to the mainframe. There is no need for odbc, jdbc, etc. These are for "remote" connectivity from typically a non-mainframe environment.

Batch jobs and cics regions are connected directly to database systems.
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Thank you for the reply and if you can give the flow of execution of this COBOL+DB2+CICS program step by step it will be greatful to me... Or where i can get.

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Ravi..
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PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2009 5:36 am    Post subject:
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1. Sign onto the mainframe
2. Sign onto CICS
3. Invoke the transaction, which runs the COBOL program load module
4. The COBOL program issues SQL calls to access the DB2 database

Details depend upon the application, the database, and what the program is supposed to do (inquire, update, delete data for example).
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Thank you and I will check in detail...
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