JCL

Updated: 07/12/2017 by Computer Hope

job control languageShort for Job Control Language, JCL is a scripting language that is used to communicate with the IBM 3090 MVS operating system. Using JCL, a user can submit a statement to the operating system, which it then uses to execute a job. JCL also enables the user to view resources needed to run a job and minor control details.

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