CoolInterview.com - World's Largest Collection of Interview Questions & Answers, FAQs, queries, sample papers, exam papers, dumps, what, why, how, where, when questions
Interview Success Kit - Get Success in Job Interviews Interview Success Kit - 30,000 Interview Que. & Ans.
Covers 30,000+ Interview Questions asked in actual MNC Interviews - all with model answers.

Sponsored Links

Interview Questions
Our Services

INTERVIEW QUESTIONS MAINFRAME COBOL DETAILS
Question :
Explain the difference between an internal and an external sort, the pros and cons, internal sort syntax etc.


Category COBOL Interview Questions
Rating (3.1) By 47 users
Added on 7/22/2011
Views 580
Rate it!


Answers:

Source: CoolInterview.com

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



Source: CoolInterview.com

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



Posted by: koteeswaran

Contact koteeswaran Contact koteeswaran

Source: CoolInterview.com

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



Posted by: srinu

Contact srinu Contact srinu

If you have the better answer, then send it to us. We will display your answer after the approval.
Rules to Post Answers in CoolInterview.com:-

  • There should not be any Spelling Mistakes.
  • There should not be any Gramatical Errors.
  • Answers must not contain any bad words.
  • Answers should not be the repeat of same answer, already approved.
  • Answer should be complete in itself.
  • Name :*
    Email Id :*
    Answer :*
    Verification Code Code Image - Please contact webmaster if you have problems seeing this image code Not readable? Load New Code
    Process Verification Enter the above shown code: *
    Inform me about updated answers to this question

    Related Questions
    View Answer
    What is the difference between a subscript and an index in a table definition?

    View Answer
    What is the linkage section?

    View Answer
    What was removed from COBOL in the COBOL II implementation?

    View Answer
    What COBOL construct is the COBOL II EVALUATE meant to replace?

    View Answer
    What is the difference between NEXT SENTENCE and CONTINUE?

    View Answer
    What is an in line PERFORM? When would you use it? Anything else to say about it?

    View Answer
    What is an explicit scope terminator?

    View Answer
    What are the differences between COBOL and COBOL II?

    View Answer
    If you were passing a table via linkage, which is preferable - a subscript or an index?

    View Answer
    Explain call by context by comparing it to other calls.

    View Answer
    In a COBOL II PERFORM statement, when is the conditional tested, before or after the perform execution?

    View Answer
    How include time & date in the report generation in cobol programing?

    View Answer
    How to include system time & date in the report generation in cobol programing?

    View Answer
    In the example below
    05 WS-VAR1 PIC X(5)

    05 WS-VAR2 REDEFINES WA-VAR1 PIC 9(5).

    PROCEDURE DIVISION

    MOVE 'ABCDE' TO WS-VAR1.

    now what is the value of WS-VAR1 and WS-VAR2 ?



    View Answer
    What is the maximum size of the variable length record?

    View Answer
    Can Redefines clause be used in File section, if yes at which level number ?

    View Answer
    What is difference between comp & comp-4?

    View Answer
    What are the type of comp usage?

    View Answer
    Can Redefines clause be used at 01 level ?

    View Answer
    How to remove the duplicate records present in a PS dataset using JCL?

    View Answer

    Please Note: We keep on updating better answers to this site. In case you are looking for Jobs, Pls Click Here Vyoms.com - Best Freshers & Experienced Jobs Website.

    View ALL COBOL Interview Questions & Answers

    User Options
    India News Network

    Latest 20 Questions
    What is Yield to Maturity in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Yield Curve in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    Who is a Writer in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Wire House in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Warehouse Receipt in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Vertical Spread in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Variable Limit in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Underlying Security in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Underlying Futures Contract in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Uncovered put writing in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Uncovered call writing in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is U.S. Treasury Note in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is U.S. Treasury Bond in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is U.S. Treasury Bill in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Type in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Trade Balance in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Time-Stamp in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Time Value in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Time Limit Order in Futures and Options Trading Market?
    What is Time and Sales Ticker in Futures and Options Trading Market?



    Fresher Jobs | Experienced Jobs | Government Jobs | Walkin Jobs | Company Profiles | Interview Questions | Placement Papers | Companies In India | Consultants In India | Colleges In India | Exams In India | Latest Results | Notifications In India | Call Centers In India | Training Institutes In India | Job Communities In India | Courses In India | Jobs by Keyskills | Jobs by Functional Areas

    Testing Articles | Testing Books | Testing Certifications | Testing FAQs | Testing Downloads | Testing Interview Questions | Testing Jobs | Testing Training Institutes

    Gate Articles | Gate Books | Gate Colleges | Gate Downloads | Gate Faqs | Gate Jobs | Gate News | Gate Sample Papers | Gate Training Institutes

    MBA Articles | MBA Books | MBA Case Studies | MBA Business Schools | MBA Current Affairs | MBA Downloads | MBA Events | MBA Notifications | MBA FAQs | MBA Jobs
    MBA Job Consultants | MBA News | MBA Results | MBA Courses | MBA Sample Papers | MBA Interview Questions | MBA Training Institutes

    GRE Articles | GRE Books | GRE Colleges | GRE Downloads | GRE Events | GRE FAQs | GRE News | GRE Training Institutes | GRE Sample Papers

    IAS Articles | IAS Books | IAS Current Affairs | IAS Downloads | IAS Events | IAS FAQs | IAS News | IAS Notifications | IAS UPSC Jobs | IAS Previous Question Papers
    IAS Results | IAS Sample Papers | IAS Interview Questions | IAS Training Institutes | IAS Toppers Interview

    SAP Articles | SAP Books | SAP Certifications | SAP Companies | SAP Study Materials | SAP Events | SAP FAQs | SAP Jobs | SAP Job Consultants
    SAP Links | SAP News | SAP Sample Papers | SAP Interview Questions | SAP Training Institutes |




    Copyright ©2003-2016 CoolInterview.com, All Rights Reserved.
    Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions



    Cache = 0 Seconds