SQL precompiler

SQL precompiler

Software that turns SQL commands written within a source program into the appropriate function calls for the database management system (DBMS) being used. After the SQL precompiler stage, the resulting program is translated into machine language by the COBOL compiler or the compiler of whatever language the program is written in. See embedded SQL.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.