CA Compress Data Compression


Other Names:

Shrink/MVS
SAMS:Compress
CA Compress

Categories:

Compression + Files and Datasets

Status:

 Active

Vendor:

CA Technologies

Previous Vendors:

Informatics -> Sterling Software

Platforms:

z/OS  

Short Description:

Dataset compression software
 

Detail:

Compresses datasets on disk. Automatically compresses the dataset transparent to applications and tasks accessing these datasets. Similarly automatically uncompresses the data when the datasets are read. Reduces disk usage at the expense of increased CPU usage.

First developed by Bill Becker of Ironwood Software in 1969.


Entry last updated: 21-Dec-2012

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