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In addition to using an HLQ, we used a secondary qualifier to denote the version
of the database we were installing. This makes management of the data sets
If your HLQ does not exist, it will create it for you. IBM1.V10G was the HLQ we
used for the Oracle libraries in the first phase of the installation. Later we used
IBM1.ORA1 for all the files associated with the Oracle Database instance ORA1.
3.6.5 Allocate partitioned data sets
There are now a series of panels that allow you to specify the volume serial
number of the z/OS DASD volumes you want to use for the partitioned data sets.
We used SUP014 for all the files. We chose to allocate the data sets immediately
and not use SMS.
The next eight windows show our entries.
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If you choose No, then you must have preallocated all these data sets.
We wanted to allocate to specific volumes and did not use SMS.
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This has to be a valid volume. If you have enough contiguous space, you may
want to increase the primary extent.
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You can change to 125 primaries if you have the contiguous space.
If you are satisfied with your selections, click Next.
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The next step is the installation process. This moves the files from the USS file
system to the z/OS partitioned data set.