Accession Number:

ADA250450

Title:

Integrated Information Support System (IISS). Volume 5. Common Data Model Subsystem. Part 8. Neutral Data Manipulation Language (NDML) Reference Manual

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr 1987-31 Dec 1990

Corporate Author:

CONTROL DATA CORP FAIRBORN OH INTEGRATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

51.0

Abstract:

The Neutral Data Manipulation Language, hereafter NDML, was developed by the U.S. Air Force to provide access to the data bases of the Integrated Information Support SystemIISS Testbed. The NDML allowed its users to work with the heterogeneous, distributed databases on the IISS Testbed as though they constituted a single relational database. The NDML has been designed to provide as much functionality as possible while attempting to be logical in application and convenient. The NDML is intended to be used by data processing personnel and by manufacturing personnel who may have limited knowledge of database systems. The NDML is a language similar to SQL Structured Query Language, pronounced sequel and Quel, two well-known languages used to access relational databases. The utility of the access method provided by the NDML is supported by extensive theory and practical tests of these relational languages. The NDML is designed for use either as a stand-alone language or as embedded statements in the host languages of COBOL or FORTRAN.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE