This document covers the following topics:
For explanations of the symbols used in the syntax diagram, see Syntax Symbols.
Belongs to Function Group: Database Access and Update
See also the following sections in the Database Management System Interfaces documentation:
The SQL statement
ROLLBACK corresponds to the Natural
TRANSACTION. It undoes all database modifications made since
the beginning of the last recovery unit. A recovery unit may start either after
the beginning of a session or after the last
END TRANSACTION or
statement. This statement also releases all records held during the
If a program tries to back out updates which have already been committed by a terminal I/O, a corresponding Natural error message (NAT3711) is returned.
As all cursors are closed when a logical unit of work ends, a
If an external program written in another standard programming language
is called from a Natural program, this external program should not contain its
ROLLBACK statement if the Natural program issues database
calls, too. The calling Natural program should issue the
statement on behalf of the external program.
... DELETE FROM SQL-PERSONNEL WHERE NAME = 'SMITH' ROLLBACK ...