Chapter - What is ADAMO ?
A system is provided for defining tabular data structures and for manipulating and validating them from FORTRAN, C, or other languages. Being based on Entity-Relationship model, the tabular structures and the relationships between them may be readily represented in pictorial form as an ER diagram. The underlying physical structure is still complex, and indeed it is managed by one of the existing memory managers, but this is of no interest at all to the ADAMO programmer who thinks only in terms of the tables and high level operators.
ADAMO`s strategy for data design and organisation is based on these elements:
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