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Implement TAPE STACKING with INDEX REORG

The customer has requested, as a cost saving,  that we reduce the number of tapes created each week. In the AUTOMATION tool for Tablespace Reorgs we have an option for TAPE STACKING which we use. However, when we generate INDEX reorg jobs there is no TAPE STACKING options,  and we then  create many tape datasets for SYSUT1. We want to be able to employ Tape Stacking for our Index Reorgs also. Can a TAPE STACKING option also be created for INDEX reorgs?

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  • Sep 9 2019
  • Future consideration
Who would benefit from this IDEA? The customer has requested, as a cost saving, that we reduce the number of tapes created each week.
How should it work?

Implement TAPE STACKING with INDEX REORG

Idea Priority High
Priority Justification Cost saving
Customer Name State Street
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