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Title:
Year 2000 mainframe survival guide
Author:
Easwaran, Sunny.
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Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall PTR, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xvii, 562 pages ; 24 cm + 1 computer laser optical disk.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780130104816
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Book

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Author Notes

AHMED ALOMARI, Senior Performance Engineer at Oracle Corporation, has extensive hands-on experience in tuning large-scale UNIX database systems. Alomari has written and spoken extensively on Oracle and UNIX optimization. He resides in Redwood City, CA. Alomari is the author of two previous Prentice Hall PTR books on Oracle performance optimization, including Oracle 8 and UNIX Performance Tuning .


Table of Contents

As the Y2K crunch gets worse, the need for mainframe-capable remediation programmers is soaring
Year 2000 Mainframe Survival Guide will help every IT professional master the skills they need to take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime market opportunity, and to provide legacy data migration solutions long after the Year 2000
And if you're a former mainframe programmer, you won't find a better refresher anywhere! This concise tutorial and reference covers an exceptionally wide range of mainframe technologies, including
ISPF program development facility
COBOL syntax, structure, subroutines, and sorting
JCL syntax, statements, and catalog procedures
IBM and third-party utilities, including SYNCSORT
VSAM
IMS database programming, IMS DC, and CICS Year 2000
Mainframe Survival Guide contains practical coverage of Y2K mainframe techniques, including: inventorying existing software, evaluating potential costs and impacts, using pivot years and date expansion, working with conversion tools, and testing Y2K changes. You'll also find real-world coverage of integrating mainframes in a PC environment, including the best ways to deliver mainframe data to the desktop
Mainframes aren't just alive and well: they're still the #1 platform for business-critical applications
Shouldn't up-to-date mainframe expertise be part of your repertoire?
In addition to sample Y2K windowing examples in the text the accompanying CD-ROM includes more than 40 examples of mainframe code and tools you can copy or adapt for your own needs, including JCL routines, COBOL programs, IDCAMS control cards
CLIST and REXX examples, IMS and DB2 access, and more

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