The Raincode JCL interpreter

The Raincode JCL (Job Control Language) Interpreter is plug-compatible with the zOs JCL.  It makes the transition of the intricate business logic embedded in JCLs to the Azure and .NET platforms as smooth and as painless as possible.  It is a proven, in-use product that is both robust and versatile.

  • Comes with replacements for many utilities (DF-SORT, IDCAMS, IEBGENER and more).

  • Full catalog support

  • Features efficient locking using Win32 API’s, which is much lighter and faster than using a database as lock server.

  • Runs code compiled by the Raincode COBOL, PL/I, and ASM compilers, but can also run steps written in virtually any code.

  • Support for a scan mode (for validation, without executing steps)

  • Support for a repository database gathering all the information regarding the JCL for statistics and portfolio analysis tasks

  • Support for Control-M’s Autoedit extensions

  • Can be configured and fine-tuned with user-written code adapt it to your own needs.

  • Comes with a versatile parser generator for the convenient development of additional utilities if necessary.