This documentation provides information on Natural in a DL/I environment. It describes the operation of Natural for DL/I, as well as special considerations on Natural statements when used with DL/I.
This documentation covers:
|General Information||Brief information on features.|
|Accessing DL/I Data||How to enable access to DL/I databases using Natural statements.|
|Natural Parameter Modifications for DL/I||Parameters contained in
|Operation||Describes the procedures
|System File Structure||Describes the database structure, the segment data and the processing intent of an application.|
|Natural Batch Utilities||Describes the system file transfer of NDBs, NSBs and UDFs from
|Execution||Describes PSB scheduling, the
|Programming Language Considerations||Natural versus third generation languages, Natural statements with DL/I, Natural system variables with DL/I.|
|Problem Determination Guide||Actions required to correct a given problem.|
|Performance Considerations||How to increase the performance of Natural in a DL/I environment.|
|DL/I Services||Terminology and maintenance of NDBs and NSBs.|
For installation instructions, see Installing Natural for DL/I in the Installation for z/OS and Installation for z/VSE documentation.
For various aspects of accessing data in a database with Natural, refer to Database Access in the Programming Guide.
For a list of DL/I status codes and abend codes (under CICS only), refer to Status Codes and Abend Codes in the Natural Messages and Codes documentation.