VSAM CICS COBOL Programming Training

Course #:WA2285

VSAM CICS COBOL Programming Training

Many CICS COBOL programs access and perhaps also update VSAM files. CICS provides its own file management commands for COBOL.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Write CICS COBOL programs that access and update VSAM files.

Audience

Application developers

Prerequisites

Ability to code and run CICS COBOL programs, and to edit, translate, compile and link them. A general understanding of VSAM files is required, which can be obtained by attending our VSAM/IDCAMS Utility course. 

Duration

2 days

Outline of VSAM CICS COBOL Programming Training

1. CICS File Control Commands

2. FCTs

3. Random Access

  • READ
  • REWRITE
  • WRITE
  • DELETE
  • UNLOCK
  • Deadly Embrace

4. Testing VSAM File Command RESP Codes

5. Mass Delete

6. Sequential Access

  • STARTBR
  • READNEXT
  • READPREV
  • RESETBR
  • ENDBR
  • Skip Sequential

7. Mass Insert

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