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Data Language Interface

The Data Language Interface (DLI) is part of the COBOL language. It allows the program to communicate directly with a database. The interface enables a COBOL program to access and manage data stored in external databases, typically through SQL commands. DLI provides tools for handling large volumes of data efficiently and can be used to create complex queries without requiring additional software or middleware. It's an integral part of many business applications developed using COBOL, ensuring smooth integration between the programming language and diverse database systems used in enterprise computing environments.