Predict supports a wide variety of application development environments, database management systems and programming languages. Many functions support the active use of data stored in the dictionary when developing applications and when using these applications in a production environment.
This documentation describes how Predict is used with specific systems or facilities.
|Verifications and Processing Rules||The interaction between verification objects in Predict and processing rules in Natural.|
|Steplib Support||Provides an overview of the areas in Predict affected by the Steplib concept in Natural. documentation.|
|Adabas Vista||How to define distributed data structures for working with Adabas Vista in Predict, and how to generate from these definitions the objects you need for the physical implementation of these structures.|
|VSAM||How to document physical and logical VSAM structures in Predict; how to generate DDMs from VSAM objects in Predict; using Natural for VSAM with physical VSAM; using a record layout concept.|
|Natural for DL/I||How to document IMS/DL/I data structures; how to create objects for IMS/DL/I with incorporation functions; how to maintain documentation for IMS/DL/I; generation functions for files of types I, J and K.|
|DB2 and SQL/DS||How to document DB2 objects in Predict; generating, incorporating comparing and administering DB2 objects.|
|Oracle||How to document Oracle objects in Predict; generating, incorporating comparing and administering Oracle objects.|
|Static SQL||Describes how to document the use of Static SQL in Predict and how to generate DBRMs from the Predict documentation. Retrieval functions and consistency checking is discussed, along with a description of how to use Predict information when binding application plans.|
|Adabas D and Other SQL Systems||Predict support of the following DBMS: Adabas D, Oracle, Ingres, Informix, Sybase. How to document SQL objects in Predict; generating and incorporating SQL objects.|
|Adabas SQL Server||Describes how to document Adabas SQL Server objects in Predict. Generation, Incorporation, Comparison and Administration functions which process Adabas SQL Server objects are described. This section also discusses XRef data created for Adabas SQL Server.|
|Adabas SQL Gateway||Describes how to document Adabas SQL Gateway objects in Predict. Generation, Incorporation, Comparison and Administration functions which process Adabas SQL Gateway objects are described.|
|Third Generation Languages||Describes the documentation of 3GL applications and programs and how XRef data for these applications is generated and maintained. The Predict functions used when developing a 3GL application are explained here.|
|Predict and Natural Development Server||Describes the documentation of Natural Development Server objects.|