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This book describes the file handling features available with Server Express.
If you are using Server Express to create COBOL applications which access files, this book is for you.
The following online books provide additional information about accessing data, either in files or databases:
This user guide is for COBOL programmers who are using Server Express to create applications which need to use any of the facilities provided by Fileshare:
This book describes how to write COBOL applications thath use embedded SQL to access data held in relational databases.
The following type styles and conventions have been used in this book:
cat script_name | more
The italic text denotes a variable that you type as part of the command.
column_nameis like the
pattern_value, or is not like the
pattern_value, depending on the absence or presence of the optional word
column_name [NOT] LIKE pattern_value