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ABAP SQL is the umbrella term for a subset of SQL realized using ABAP statements, including the DML part. The ABAP SQL statements use the ABAP SQL interface of the database interface to access an AS ABAP database. ABAP SQL can be used to read (SELECT) and modify (INSERT, UPDATE, MODIFY, or DELETE) data in database tables defined in ABAP Dictionary. Database tables, views, and all non-abstract CDS entities can be accessed directly.