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Data Conversion Technical Articles


   DISC has written the following media and data conversion technical articles to assist our customers in understanding the issues of media and data conversion.
   It is our hope that this information will result in a smoother, more successful conversion for you.

Mainframe to PC Conversion Issues
Mainframe files can use concepts foreign to PC languages and applications.

Mainframe\Midrange to PC Conversion Checklist
When converting from a Mainframe environment to PC there are some critical issues that should be considered.

The Four Issues of Platform Conversion
A platform conversion -- converting data between different computers and operating systems.

What we need to know from you
This article discusses what information we need to know to convert your files between different computers and operating systems.

VAX/VMS File Types
This page briefly discusses VMS disk file types and VMS tape formats.