Labs - COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL and VSAM Data Set File Processing
The Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL and VSAM Data Set File Processing course provides a range of exercises that can be run in your organization’s mainframe training sandbox. Exercises in this course focus on copying data into a VSAM data set, and then for part of that data to be updated.
Programmers who need to use COBOL in a z/OS environment.
Completion of the following labs.
Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL Basics course
Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL and Sequential Data Set File Processing
Each Lab module below contains its own list of prerequisites or equivalent knowledge, which is displayed when accessing the module.
- After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Read records from a sequential data set into a VSAM KSDS
- Modify VSAM KSDS Records
Moving Records to a VSAM KSDS
Creating a VSAM KSDS
Defining a VSAM Output File Definition
Reading Records from a Sequential Data Set
Writing Records to a VSAM File
Updating VSAM Records
Opening a VSAM KSDS for Input and Output Processing
Reading VSAM Records
Modify the Value of a Record Field
Re-write the Record to the VSAM Data Set