This documentation provides an overview of the Natural database management system interfaces and a short summary of their functions.
The following topics are covered:
|Natural for DB2||The Natural interface to DB2 enables Natural users to access data in a DB2 database. Natural for DB2 is supported under the TP monitors Com-plete, CICS, IMS TM, in batch mode, and TSO.|
|Natural SQL Gateway||The Natural SQL Gateway enables a Natural user residing on z/OS to access data in an SQL database residing either on a Linux, UNIX or Windows system.|
|Natural for VSAM||The Natural interface to VSAM enables Natural users to access data stored in VSAM files.|
|Natural for DL/I||The Natural interface to DL/I enables Natural users to access and update data stored in a DL/I database. The Natural user can be executing in batch mode or under the control of the TP monitor CICS or IMS TM.|
See also Database Access (in the Programming Guide) on how to access data in Adabas.