Accessing Databases from COBOL
Describes the approaches we provide for accessing databases from COBOL.
Database Access Features
This topic provides a brief overview of the main database access features.
Database Access Preprocessors
Provides introductory information about each of the supported Database Access preprocessors.
Developing SQL Applications
Information to assist you in developing SQL applications from scratch or maintaining SQL applications developed elsewhere.
Compiling SQL Applications
Explains the process of compiling (building) and debugging SQL applications.
Explains the functionality available with the OpenESQL preprocessor and provides information for developing and deploying OpenESQL SQL applications.
Explains the functionality associated with the DB2 External Compiler Module (ECM) preprocessor, and provides information for developing and deploying DB2 ECM SQL applications.
Explains the functionality associated with the COBSQL preprocessor, and provides information for developing and deploying SQL applications for Oracle, Sybase, and Informix.
How to use the database access utilities and editors available to help you develop and deploy your SQL applications.
Reference information for embedded statements, compiler directives, and other coding standards associated with database access.