Studies have shown BDAM Elibs to be more efficient and provide better performance than VSAM Elibs. However, IBM does not allow BDAM files to span volumes. Therefore, if you can keep your file(s) to a single volume, use BDAM; otherwise use VSAM for multi-volume files.
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When the CA Mainframe Connector for Linux on System z r1.0 INSTALL EXEC is called, i t may hang before its first panel is displayed. Adding < trace i > (to debug it) after line /* IIA Frontrunner and Primary Menu */ shows at...