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How to convert VSAM file into tabular structure?

 
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go4salu

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:16 pm    Post subject: How to convert VSAM file into tabular structure?
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Hi,

My requirement is to unload vsam and convert it into tabular form so that I could run sql queries on it. Basically, we are developing a tool in front-end wherein user will give the selection criteria and that tool will fetch the data. We have done it for DB2 and we want to replicate it to VSAM files.

It would be fairly easy if we could convert our vsam into some tabular structure in front end and then run the sql queries on the converted data.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:20 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How to convert VSAM file into tabular structure?
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:42 pm    Post subject:
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Alriht, so is there a way to do this : "My requirement is to unload vsam and convert it into tabular form so that I could run sql queries on it." Is there a way or tool available ?
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:47 pm    Post subject:
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Yes, it would probably be called an in-house program written by the people who wished to do these things.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:58 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How to convert VSAM file into tabular structure?
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why in <heaven> don' t You convert/copy the vsam data to a db2 table icon_question.gif
and proceed from there...

( obvious answer ) the reqirement is not to do it...

( obvious reply ) the requirement is stupid anyway, write a program to achieve the same query functionality
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