Fast MF COBOL Sort Replacements
Faster COBOL Sorting, Multiple Interfaces
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: