what is sort? whis is internal & external sort ?when do u go
for inter sort & external sort? tell about some sort utilites?




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Answer / sreedevi

external sort is done by jcl using dfsort,icetool utilities
internal sort is done by cobol sort

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Answer / vikash chawla

Sort is a utility using which we can sort a VSAM/ NON-VSAM
file in a perticuler order i.e Assending or Discendin.

Internal Sort - It is a process to sort the file using JCL
External Sort - It is a process to sort the file using
cobol program .

Sort Utilites

sort INREC " select the fields then sort then"
sort OUTREC " sort the fields then select the records out
of them

Include " include a perticuler record
omit " except the perticuler record"

Sum fields = NONE to elemintae duplicate records

sort fields = (start postion , number of characters , type,
order )

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