Allocating the area data sets
You can allocate the area for the INITIALIZE command by using traditional DD statements or by using dynamic allocation. When using dynamic allocation, you can also specify certain processing criteria and allocation characteristics for the area.
This section contains the following topics:
- Using DD statements for Allocating the area data sets
- Using dynamic allocation to name the area data set
- Using the ALLOCATE subcommand to customize dynamically defined areas
- ALLOCATE subcommand sample scenarios for Allocating the area data sets