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by jeff.holst
Wed Dec 10, 2014 1:30 am
Topic: career growth and future of mainframe engineers
Replies: 2
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I have been happily employed working on the mainframe for over 40 years. something like 98 out of the fortune 100 companies run their mission critical stuff on the mainframe. A huge percentage of the world's financial transactions take place on the mainframe. The biggest problem with the mainframe i...
by jeff.holst
Wed Dec 10, 2014 1:08 am
Forum: JCL
Topic: GDG Versions created on same day
Replies: 3
Views: 6492

For starters, the dataset names you give are not valid GDG names. If the base were FILE1.V, the GDG dataset names would be of the format FILE1.V.GnnnnVmm, where mm is most often 00.
by jeff.holst
Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:43 am
Topic: CA-7 standby
Replies: 1
Views: 3700

CA-7 standby

Does anyone here have any experience running a standby copy of CA-7? We have things set up so that we can quickly bring up our CA-7 on a different LPAR from the one where it usually runs if that LPAR should fail. I can see where there might be operational challenges running a standby copy. I am wond...