What are the two search techniques ?

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What are the two search techniques ?..

Answer / vish

If you talk in COBOL, then yes we have type os searches -
sequential search and Binary search.

SEARCH - Sequential

It is important to note that for the Binary search the
input file (or table) must be sorted order else the result
of the SEARCH ALL will be wrong.

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What are the two search techniques ?..

Answer / shashank v. singh

1.) serial search
2.) binary search

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