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VSAM Demystified by Valeria Sokal, Alvaro Salla, Jose Dovidauskas, Mary Lovelace

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Guidelines for ICF catalog and VSAM
The ICF catalog is a VSAM data set with a specific function. It has some specifics needs that are addressed in this chapter along with guidelines that are based on customer experiences.
This chapter includes the following sections:
3.1 ICF catalog basics
A catalog is a data set that contains information about other data sets. It provides you with the ability to locate a data set by name, without knowing ...

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