This document contains an overview of special considerations that apply when you are running Natural under z/OS.
A Natural subsystem under z/OS consists of the following components:
The Natural subsystem is identified by the Natural profile parameter
and by corresponding startup parameters for the components mentioned above. The
default subsystem name is
v is the first digit of the current
Via the Natural subsystem technique, multiple roll servers can be used simultaneously and multiple independent sets of global buffer pools can be created - in fact, multiple Natural runtime environments can be created which will be totally independent of one another.
For information on the TP monitor interfaces that are available with Natural under z/OS, refer to the following sections in the TP Monitor Interfaces documentation:
Except for Software AG's database management system Adabas, all operations requiring database interaction are performed by a corresponding Natural interface module.
For information on the database interfaces that are available with Natural under z/OS, refer to the following sections in the Database Management System Interfaces documentation:
Besides being a programming language, Natural can also act as a server in a client/server environment. For detailed information, see Natural as a Server under z/OS.