It does not require database modifications or the use of a precompiler
Being comments, annotations are not interpreted by a standard Eiffel compiler, but only by a specific CEiffel precompiler
(and associated runtime) [Lohr 1993].
Alternatively, it is possible to use precompiler
techniques to implement a language-specific synchronization model that is implicit in the code.
Because SQLJ leverages static queries and a precompiler
, SQLJ calls often run faster than JDBC.
The present version of the CEiffel system, relying on a precompiler
from CEiffel to Eiffel, had to chose the latter alternative.
With Veryant's isCOBOL APS, the City was able to eliminate the need for the Oracle precompiler
, which also lowered costs and simplified their overall solution.
Black & Associates; Trans2000 from Transition Software; TransCentury Calendar Routines from TransCentury Data Systems; Vantage YR2000 from Millennium Dynamics; CICS Application Migration Aid from IBM; COBOL and CICS/VS Command Level Conversion Aid from IBM; and COBOL Report Writer Precompiler
On July 7, 1995, ADABAS D received NIST certification for entry level SQL92 as defined by Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 127-2 across seven platforms including Windows NT, OS/2, HP-UX, IBM AIX, SCO UNIX, SUN Solaris and Digital UNIX on Alpha with both C and COBOL precompilers