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Overview of the SAS/ACCESS Interface to ADABAS

Example Data in the ADABAS Document

This document uses several NATURAL DDMs to show you how to use the SAS/ACCESS interface to ADABAS. The data was created for an international textile manufacturer. This company's product line includes some special fabrics that are made to precise specifications. The DDMs are named CUSTOMERS, EMPLOYEE, INVOICE, and ORDER. All the data is fictitious.

The ADABAS data is designed to show how the interface treats ADABAS data. It is not meant as an example for you to follow in designing ADABAS files or NATURAL DDMs for any purpose.

Example Data gives more information about the ADABAS data, SAS/ACCESS descriptor files, and SAS data files used in examples. The information about the ADABAS data includes the ADABAS statements that created each file, the data each ADABAS file contains, and a description of the NATURAL DDMs. The information about the SAS/ACCESS descriptor files includes their definitions and any selection criteria that were specified for them. The information about the SAS data files includes the SAS statements that created each data file and the data that each contains.

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