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VSAM Quizzes & Trivia

To the average person, VSAM looks like a bunch of random letters, but if you know what it stands for, then these quizzes are just for you! VSAM is a file storage access method, but do you know in which operating systems it is used? How many data organizations is it comprised of, and what are they called?
 
We can take it to the next level and see if you know how many types of file organization is possible with VSAM, or we can go back to basics and test your knowledge on the history of VSAM. When was it introduced, for example? If you know the answer to these questions, then you are well on your way to becoming a VSAM expert. Take these quizzes to test your knowledge and see how much you truly know!
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Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 4534   |  Last updated: May 5, 2014
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    What is the Record format for VSAM file?

The following quiz deals with JCL (Job Control Language) and VSAM (Virtual Storage Access Method). JCL is a scripting language used for describing jobs to the MVS, OS/390 and VSE operating systems. VSAM is a file storage access...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 6166   |  Last updated: Mar 18, 2019
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Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 11940   |  Last updated: Jan 28, 2013
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    For how long a job can be executed continuously in a mainframe.           

The term Virtual Storage Access Method applies to both a data set type and the access method used to manage various user data types. VSAM provides much more complex functions than other disk access methods. VSAM keeps disk...

Questions: 22  |  Attempts: 3865   |  Last updated: Nov 26, 2020
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VSAM is a high-performance access method used to organize data in the form of files in Mainframes that was introduced in the 1970s. Job Control Language, as discussed in class, is the command language of which is the commonly...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 2765   |  Last updated: Jan 7, 2021
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