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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Mainframe Interview Questions

Subject area Download it on your Box
JCL made Easy Revise how the //JOB, //EXEC and //DD statements work. COND Parameter turns off a step. Job-abend(s), GDGs and much more. Download the Portable Document Format(.pdf) file.
Crack the code, Cobol Assess your knowledge of the Cobol language. The difficulty of questions increases gradually. Download the Portable Document Format(.pdf) file.
CICS cheat-sheet Brush-up topics such as pseudo-conversational logic, BMS maps, writing a basic Cics program, TS and TD Queues, ATI. Download the Portable Document Format(.pdf) file.

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