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Question: Explain the difference between an internal and an external sort, the pros and cons, internal sort syntax etc.

Answer: External sort is performed by SORT pgm. Internal sort gives you data handling flexibility and it takes less secondary memory. For huge Volume of files it's better to use internal sort else large amount of space will be required in external sort. any comments...?



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Question: Explain the difference between an internal and an external sort, the pros and cons, internal sort syntax etc.


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External sort is performed by SORT pgm. Internal sort gives you data handling flexibility and it takes less secondary memory. For huge Volume of files it's better to use internal sort else large amount of space will be required in external sort. any comments...? Source: CoolInterview.com


yes i agree internal sort is preferable than external sort Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: koteeswaran | Date: 5/4/2010 | Contact koteeswaran Contact koteeswaran

inter sort=cobol
external sort= jcl Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: srinu | Date: 6/21/2010 | Contact srinu Contact srinu


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