FUP is an utility program for Tandem which is used to manage disk files and non disk devices like printers, terminals and tapedrives. FUP can be interactively started by entering command FUP on TACL prompt. There are lot of FUP commands which are self explanatory by checking help in FUP. Some of the Basic Commnds: CREATE – File Creation. ALTER – Modifying file attributes. COPY – Copies file. DUP – Duplicates file. PURGE – Purges the file. PURGEDATA – purges the data from the file. INFO – Gives the information about the file. SECURE – Changes the security, R, W, E , P. LISTOPENS –Read More →

Enscribe is one of the database for HP Non Stop Tandem, it is a file system database which has. High Level Access to Database. Ensures Data Integrity. Partitioned Files. Five disk file structures. Transaction auditing through TMF. Some of the features & terminology used for Ensribe file systems: File – Collection of records. Format 1 and Format 2 – It’s a static attribute and is established when the file is created. If the size of the file is less then 2GB-1MB then its format 1 file else Format 2 file. Cache buffering. Record locking and file locking. Sector – The smallest unit of disk I/O.Read More →

Enform is a part of ENCOMPASS Distributed Data Base Management System. It is primarily used to retrieve data from Enscribe database, perform calculations, sort and group the retrieved database. Enform can return the data in form of a file, on the screen or to the spooler. Important terms: Database – It consists of the physical files which actually contains the data on which one needs to perform query. Dictionary – It is a collection of description of the structure of each record in the database. Enform accesses the dictionary obtains information about the record descriptions and stores that information in the internal table of theRead More →