Relational Database Management Systems Support

Restriction: This topic applies only when a Database Connectors license has been installed via the Micro Focus License Management System.
Database Connectors supports the following Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS):
  • Oracle
  • DB2
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • ODBC
RDBMS Support includes the following:
RDBMS Latest Versions Tested Probable compatibility, based on vendor information

(Client/Server may be used for connecting to other versions)

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Versions greater than 6.5
Oracle 12c Versions greater than 9i
DB2 10.5 Versions greater than 8.1
ODBC 3.0 Versions greater than 3.0

Database Connectors uses standard COBOL I/O statements to access databases. It handles the translation between standard COBOL and the SQL used by the RDBMS.

Specific instructions and status messages apply to each type of RDBMS, and these are included in their own RDBMS-specific sections.