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comparing two tape files having same atributes using ICETOOL

 
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vinit_infy
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:02 am    Post subject: comparing two tape files having same atributes using ICETOOL
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Hi,

I need to compare two tape files having same attributes. I tried it using SUPERC and the job took more than 24 hours. Can ICETOOL help me in this regard? OR if anyone has any other idea then please share with me.

If ICETOOL is a good idea then could someone please give me an sample JCL. My requirement is just to compare 2 tape file and write the match , non-match report in one ps file.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:30 am    Post subject:
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I tried it using SUPERC and the job took more than 24 hours

Sure? For two tapes?
Or multi tapes?
Do you know approx the numbers of records?
Wait time to mount tapes?

Strange.
Can you give more info : exec jcl. ...
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:44 am    Post subject:
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I suspect DFSORT's JOINKEYS function would be a better choice than ICETOOL. For complete details on JOINKEYS, see:

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=114&uid=isg3T7000174

and

the "Create files with matching and non-matching records" Smart DFSORT Trick at:

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=114&uid=isg3T7000094
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