Database Access

This part describes various aspects of accessing data in a database with Natural.

On principle, the features and examples described for Adabas also apply to other database management systems. Differences, if any, are described in the relevant sections of the Database Management System Interfaces documentation, the Statements documentation or the Parameter Reference.

The following topics are covered:

Natural and Database Access
Accessing Data in an Adabas Database
Accessing Data in an SQL Database
Accessing Data in a VSAM Database
Accessing Data in a DL/I Database

See also DBMS Interface - Database Access for a description of the Natural database interfaces for the various types of database management and file management systems.