In the mainframe legacy migration world COBOL is not the problem

DB2 SQL dialect. COBOL programs usually interact with a database system. In the vast majority of cases DB2 is the preferred choice, the killjoy is IMS. Migrating data from DB2 to MS SQL has been solved for a long time, but what about SQL statements embedded in application programs? One can believe that SQL [...]

By |2018-08-03T10:45:09+02:00January 23rd, 2018|COBOL, Mainframe, Migration, PL/I, Rehosting, Technical, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dépendance des Entreprises aux Mainframes: Une Dette Technique ?

  Par Alex Huart, Chief Evangelist Officer chez Raincode   Durant plusieurs décennies, tout le monde s’est posé la question du divorce de l’entreprise avec son mainframe et son code legacy. La désillusion fut grande car il s’est avéré impossible de rompre trente ans de vie commune sans d’insupportables conséquences.   On a donc admis comme [...]

By |2016-02-04T08:18:23+02:00February 4th, 2016|.NET, Mainframe, Technical|Comments Off on Dépendance des Entreprises aux Mainframes: Une Dette Technique ?

Rehost a CICS system without using a CICS emulator

  Today, let’s see how you can rehost a CICS system without using a CICS emulator with the Raincode Legacy compilers! With this detailed guide, see how you can target a more flexible, sizable and cost-effective environment. […]

By |2015-09-23T08:18:31+02:00September 23rd, 2015|CICS, Migration, Technical|Comments Off on Rehost a CICS system without using a CICS emulator

Porting a DB2 Stored Procedure to SQL Server

  As you may already know by now, Raincode Legacy compilers come with great features. At compile time, the compiler offers the ability to port DB2 Stored Procedures written in COBOL or PL/I to SQL Server and use them exactly as they were on DB2!  […]

By |2015-09-17T08:18:31+02:00September 17th, 2015|Databases, Raincode, Technical|Comments Off on Porting a DB2 Stored Procedure to SQL Server

How To Integrate Your COBOL With C#

  A software application, as legacy as it is, must be able to evolve in a modern environment, like the .NET framework; the unavoidable new developments must be able to interact somehow with the legacy programs, the easier the better. […]

By |2018-07-16T11:51:53+02:00August 8th, 2015|.NET, COBOL, Compilers, Technical|Comments Off on How To Integrate Your COBOL With C#