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mlp

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:10 am    Post subject: Work files with SYNCTOOL
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Using SYNCTOOL I am sorting two different flat files and then joining them to produce one SORTOUT.

Now I need to know how should I estimate the work file size as I am using two different input files with different LRECL and amount of records? And how many work files should I define?

Also if at all I do not define the work file will the perfoamce be affected?
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:16 am    Post subject: Reply to: Work files with SYNCTOOL
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Have a look in your manual, this will tell you how to estimate, if it is necessary etc and performance dos/don'ts.

EDIT: SyncSort/SyncTool queries should be in the JCL forum, not DFSORT/ICETOOL.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:30 am    Post subject: Reply to: Work files with SYNCTOOL
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after more than five years of hanging around You should know that SYNCSORT/SYNCTOOL questions should be asked in the jcl forum icon_evil.gif
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:51 pm    Post subject: Re: Work files with SYNCTOOL
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mlp wrote:
Using SYNCTOOL I am sorting two different flat files and then joining them to produce one SORTOUT.

Now I need to know how should I estimate the work file size as I am using two different input files with different LRECL and amount of records? And how many work files should I define?

Also if at all I do not define the work file will the perfoamce be affected?
What is the DYNALOC is set up to at your shop. If it's Y, no need to code the SORTWORK files in a sort application.
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