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REXX

REXX – Conversion Functions

The following built-in Rexx Conversion Functions¬†convert one type of data representation to another type of data representation.   Function Description B2X Returns a string, in character format, that represents the input binary string converted to hexadecimal. (Binary to hexadecimal) C2D Returns the decimal value of the binary representation of the […]

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REXX – Comparison Functions

The following built-in Rexx Comparison Functions compare numbers and/or strings and return a value.   Function Description COMPARE Returns 0 if the two input strings are identical. Otherwise, returns the position of the first character that does not match. DATATYPE Returns a string indicating the input string is a particular […]

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REXX – Arithmetic Functions

The following built-in Rexx Arithmetic Functions¬†evaluate numbers from the argument and return a particular value.   Function Description ABS Returns the absolute value of the input number. DIGITS Returns the current setting of NUMERIC DIGITS. FORM Returns the current setting of NUMERIC FORM. FUZZ Returns the current setting of NUMERIC […]

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Storage

SMS Classes and Groups

Through Automatic Class Selection (ACS) routines, SMS assigns classes to data based on its requirements and attributes and select specific storage groups to store the data. In order to do this, SMS (Storage Management System) uses classes and groups that are associated or assigned to data sets, objects and volumes. […]