Faster COBOL Sorting
Speed COBOL Programs Seamlessly
You would like to seamlessly improve your sort performance in an MF COBOL Enterprise Server, Server Express, Net Express, or Workbench environment; i.e., without making any changes to your programs.
You may also want a callable sort utility or API library for embedded data transformation and reporting to offload certain COBOL program bottlenecks.
Drop-in Sort Replacement
MFVL, MF-ISAM, and Vision File Handling
New TabCOBOL Data Type Conversion
COBOL Copybook Translation
CoSort leverages your existing metadata and saves time in the creation of SortCL job scripts through a file dictionary (FD) translation utility called 'cob2ddf.' Short for COBOL-to-DDF, this free command line utility converts copybook descriptions into the equivalent data definition file (.DDF) layouts. SortCL Metadata details here.
Incorporate and re-use DDF metadata in: