DATA BASE Merger and Analyzer
Original Publication Date: 1987-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-02
This article describes a data base merger and analyzer program to create mailing labels and run analyses of educational courses. It may be used and maintained by non-DP professionals having minimal technical knowledge of programming. The data base system, termed Alumni, comprises a set of IBM Conversational Management System (CMS) execs written in the REXX language and stored on a disk (I disk). Alumni is a data base constructed using the IBM SQL program. It is read and updated using SQL commands. A description of the execs follows. LCG EXEC I -- The process to produce a mailing label file is initiated by typing "LCG" which executes the LCG EXEC I exec, used to build the Las Colinas (LC) master data file on a temporary disk (G).