Updating the DatabaseFile(s)

What would be the possible alternatives for updating an ADABAS DATABASE file(for an RDBMS one can simply use an UPDATE SQL statement). This is not for application specific needs.

  1. Write a COBOL program that uses ADABAS A1 command ?

  2. Any utility that can be used for this purpose instead of writing a COBOL program?

  3. Any Program generating tools to generate the COBOL program as mentioned in (1).

This may be too obvious, but isn