This document covers the following topics:
Belongs to Function Group: Database Access and Update
See also the following sections in the Database Management System Interfaces documentation:
COMMIT statement corresponds to the
statement. It indicates the end of a logical transaction and releases all data
locked during the transaction. All data modifications are committed and made
As all cursors are closed when a logical unit of work ends, a
COMMIT statement must not be placed within a database modification
loop; instead, it has to be placed outside such a loop or after the outermost
loop of nested loops.
If an external program written in another standard programming language
is called from a Natural program, this external program should not contain its
COMMIT statement if the Natural program issues database calls,
too. The calling Natural program should issue the
on behalf of the external program.
... DELETE FROM SQL-PERSONNEL WHERE NAME = 'SMITH' COMMIT ...