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CA-Easytrieve

An application development system from CA Technologies for IBM mainframes and Unix. It includes 4GL query and reporting capabilities and can access many IBM mainframe and PC database formats. Easytrieve was originally developed by Pansophic Systems.
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BluePhoenix was subcontracted to perform migration of IDMS, ADS, COBOL, Easytrieve and JCL artifacts to modern enterprise technologies.
The legacy technology includes ADABAS/Natural, VSAM/COBOL, JCL, Assembler, CLIST, SuperWylbur, PL/I, CA Easytrieve and SAS.
The CA Easytrieve information retrieval and data management tool and CA NeuMICS resource management tool are also included, plus the CA ACF2 and CA Top Secret tools which help ensure the integrity and security of organisational assets.
From * Pre-relational Databases: IDMS, IMS, VSAM, Adabas, Datacom * 4th Generation Languages: ADS/Online, Natural, Ideal * 3rd Generation Languages: COBOL, PL/1 * Report Writers: CULPRIT, Easytrieve, SAS
Many of these so-called 4GL (fourth-generation languages) such as Easytrieve, Focus and DataAnalyzer, are used primarily to format reports.
Easytrieve, on the other hand, is less structured and highly flexible but requires some technical expertise.