ISAM- Indexed Sequential Access Method.
ISAM (pronounced “eye sam”) stands for Indexed Sequential Access Method. It is a technique for storing and accessing data in a file on secondary storage, for example a disk. ISAM […]Read more
OAM – Object Access Method
The Object Access Method (OAM) help to access files in the operating system (OS) via certain command line codes. Unlike other access methods that are made for generic systems, the […]Read more
BPAM – Basic Partitioned Access Method.
In IBM mainframe operating systems, basic partitioned access method (BPAM) is an access method for libraries with a specific structure, called partitioned datasets (PDSes). BPAM is used in OS/360, OS/VS2, […]Read more
QSAM – Queued Sequential Access Method.
QSAM stands for Queued Sequential Access Method. This is an extended version of the basic sequential access method (BSAM). When this method is used, a queue is formed of input […]Read more
BSAM – Basic Sequential Access Method.
BSAM is Basic Sequential Access Method. This is an access method for storing or retrieving data blocks in a continuous sequence, using either a sequential access or a direct access […]Read more