EDIT is a text editing program. A text editor is a tool that lets you use a terminal to write documents and store them on the computer. Used to create, retrieve and modify a text document on Tandem computers. Features of EDIT: Create the EDIT file that will contain your document. Add text to and delete text from the EDIT file. Correct typing errors. Read through the text in the EDIT file. Modify text in your file. Move text from one place to another in your file. Break, lengthen, and shorten lines. Insert text from another document into your file. Copy your text into anotherRead More →

This subsystem forms an interface between Application programs and print device of the system. The default name of the spooler program is $SYSTEM.SYSTEM.CSPOOL. Features of Spooler Subsystem are: Continuous Operation. Flexible Routing. Components of Spooler are: Spooler supervisor – Monitors and communicates with other programs. Collectors – Accepts output from applications and store it on disk. Spoolcom – Command utility for spooler used for monitoring and controlling the spooler subsystem. Peruse – It’s a means for monitoring and changing jobs. Font – To create FONTS. FASTP – Default Print process released with Spooler. Print Processes – Retrieve the output stored on the disk and printRead More →

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 →

The NonStop SQL/MP relational database management system combines the standard features of a relational database with additional features that provide data integrity,high availability, high performance, and excellent scalability. NonStop SQL/MP is specifically designed for large data processing environments that maintain a variety of applications performing critical business tasks. RDBS Relational Data Base Management System. Used for storage and retrieval of data. Data can be treated as 2-dimensional tables “Relations”. Data can be combined from multiple tables. Complex data access can be achieved using only a single command. SQLCI NonStop SQL/MP Conversational Interface Command. SQLCI [/ [IN <in-file>] [, OUT <list-file>] , [, NOWAIT] [, <run-option>]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 →

COBOL is an acronym which stands for Common Business Oriented Language. Structure of COBOL Program. Program Divisions Sections – Block of code made up of one more paragraphs. Paragraphs – Block of code made up of one or more sentences. Sentences – Consists of one or more statements and is terminated by full stop. Statements – Consists of COBOL verb and an operand or operands. Words – Reserved, User Defined, Literals, Data Names. There are four divisions in COBOL: IDENTIFICATION DIVISION – Identifies Program Program-ID. <name>. ENVIRONMENT DIVISION – Define computer used, defines files Configuration Section. Source-Computer. T16. Object-Computer. T16. Input-Output Section. File-Control SELECT INFILERead More →

TAL is a high level language that works efficiently with TANDEM NSK hardware to provide OPTIMAL OBJECT PROGRAM performance. Features of TAL: Procedures / Sub procedures / Functions Private data area Recursion Parameters Data types Data sets NonStop process pair programming Pointers Data operations Bit operations Standard functions Compiler Directives Modular Programming Mixed language programming Embedded SQLRead More →

TACL is the standard command interface to the TANDEM nonstop Kernel .In addition of providing the command interface facility; TACL is a high level programming language. TACL consists of commands, built-in-variables and built-in functions. Command is used for interactive work. Built-in functions is used for programmatic work and Built-in variables are used to store environmental information. As a programming language TACL is used to automate system startup and shutdown procedures, run utilities, control subsystem operation, communicates with EMS (event management service). TACL MAIN FEATURES System Access & Information. File Handling. Utility Execution. Built-In Functions. TACL Commands. TACL Variables. Process Execution. TACL MACROS Macro is aRead More →

It is a subsystem which protects databases in online transaction processing (OLTP) environments. The TMF subsystem supports both interactive and programmatic interfaces for commands and event messages. The TMF subsystem manages two major problems: Database consistency. Transaction concurreny. TMFCOM is a command interface and provides interactive commands for all TMF operations. Also allowe you to manage, control and retrieve information about TMF objects such as dump files, and subsystem itslef. TMF concepts: Transactions – A transaction is an explicitly delimited operation or set of related operations that alters the content of a database. The range of transaction is identified within application program by a pairRead More →