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The People Behind #6: Lars Mikaelsson, From Partner to Sales Rep.

Posted by Charlotte Flemal on Mar 3, 2016 1:19:40 PM

 

For this 6th edition of “The People Behind”, Charlotte met with Lars, a key-player in the SDC mainframe migration, the new sales representative of Raincode in Northern Europe and friend of our's. Multiple profiles for this dynamic modernization specialist!

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Topics: newsletter, .NET, Rehosting, Stack, mainframe, PL/I, Microsoft

Get the first Sneak Preview Ever of the Raincode ASM370 Compiler

Posted by admin raincode on Feb 29, 2016 12:25:20 PM

Thursday, March 10th, 11 am (UTC-5)

 


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Topics: Raincode, .NET, Rehosting, Stack, Visual Studio, mainframe, compilers

Mainframe-Migration am 4. März in Frankfurt

Posted by admin raincode on Feb 12, 2016 8:49:34 AM

 

  • Halbtagesveranstaltung „Wechsel vom Großrechner zu einer modernen Serverplattform“
  • Commerzbank-Tochter mBank, Rechenzentrum der skandinavischen Banken und andere
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Topics: .NET, Stack, mainframe, COBOL, Deutsch

Technical Debt: Are Organizations Tied Up With Their Mainframes?

Posted by admin raincode on Feb 4, 2016 10:48:46 AM

 

In the 2000s, large organizations questioned their dependency on their mainframes and legacy code. At the time, it appeared that a clean break-up would be impossible, or, best case scenario, it would have unbearable consequences. They had to accept to put up with this costly relationship. It is now time to reevaluate this position and browse the new technologies to step out of this mainframe-legacy-money dogma.

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Topics: .NET, Management, Stack, mainframe, compilers

IT-Haus Mergilent Hat Mit Raincode von Cobol auf .Net Umgestellt

Posted by admin raincode on Feb 2, 2016 10:19:21 AM

 

Umstellung binnen sechs Wochen, Testphase 16 Wochen

 

Das australische Systemhaus Mergilent (www.mergilent.com) hat eine umfassende IBM-Großrechner­installation mit Hilfe des Raincode Cobol-Compilers vollständig auf eine moderne Serverplattform mit Microsoft .Net übertragen, teilt die Firma Raincode (www.raincode.com) mit. Laut Angaben hat Mergilent alle auf dem Markt verfügbaren Alternativen gründlich untersucht, bevor für das Rehosting die Entscheidung auf den Raincode-Compiler für Microsoft Windows fiel.

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Topics: .NET, videos, Rehosting, COBOL, Deutsch

Mergilent Successfully Rehosted Applications on .NET Platform with the Raincode COBOL Compiler

Posted by admin raincode on Feb 2, 2016 10:03:47 AM

Property Development Software provider, Mergilent, has migrated without support all its software modules to run on Microsoft .net environment using the Raincode COBOL compiler and its Visual Studio plug-in.

To migrate a software running on Mainframe, with CICS and VSAM, to a .NET environment with an SQL server database, Mergilent, an Australian Property Development Software provider evaluated the options on the market and after an extensive analysis opted for the Raincode Cobol Compiler for Windows. Mergilent rehosted the business logic in a .net environment, with all the front-end and back-end handling re-engineered and automatically generated by using in-house automated tools.

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Topics: .NET, Migration, videos, Rehosting, COBOL

The Raincode Repository In Action

Posted by admin raincode on Jan 20, 2016 10:00:38 AM

 

How many CICS GETMAIN statements are there?
Which are the programs that access this SQL table in READ mode?
Which programs can be called when executing this transaction or this batch job?
How many procedures are there?
 How many lines of code are there in these procedures?

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Topics: .NET, Databases, videos, Stack, COBOL, PL/I

Dépendance des Entreprises aux Mainframes: Une Dette Technique ?

Posted by admin raincode on Jan 14, 2016 10:21:27 AM

 

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.

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Topics: .NET, Rehosting, Stack, mainframe, COBOL, PL/I, compilers

The People Behind #5: Yves Jaradin, From College to Raincode

Posted by admin raincode on Jan 6, 2016 9:30:00 AM

As many of Raincode employees, Yves Jaradin went straight from college to Raincode. But he had quite an unusual path.

 

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Topics: fun, newsletter, Raincode, Stack

COBOL Rehosting: mBank Chooses Raincode

Posted by admin raincode on Dec 9, 2015 10:12:46 AM

 Brussels, December 2015

 

mBank chooses Raincode, the specialist of the mainframe migration, to rehost its mainframe COBOL applications to the .NET platform

 

mBank, the 3rd largest retail bank in Poland, runs a mainframe, together with a large customized system written in COBOL, using DB2 for the database. To reduce cost, improve flexibility and extend this systems’ lifetime, mBank started a rehosting project aimed at moving Accenture’s Altamira to Microsoft’s .NET platform.

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Topics: Raincode, .NET, Migration, Rehosting, Stack, COBOL, CICS

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