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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

Meet the Raincode QIX, the CICS Emulator for Windows

Posted by admin raincode on Nov 18, 2015 3:51:10 PM

What will help you dealing with your CICS screens during a COBOL or a PL/I migration?

Let's meet the ideal companion of the PL/I and the COBOL compilers: the Raincode QIX, the CICS emulator. Raincode QIX completes perfectly the Legacy Compilers, when CICS comes into the picture. It supports PL/I, COBOL C# and any other .NET language.

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Topics: .NET, Migration, videos, COBOL, CICS, PL/I

Why Is It So Difficult to Migrate Legacy Programs?

Posted by admin raincode on Oct 13, 2015 1:30:00 PM

 

Between the 70s and the 90s, almost all programmers used to develop the business logic in COBOL, assure the data persistence in DB2 and rely on CICS to process transactions. Therefore looking to migrate legacy COBOL is a dead end, you don’t have a set of COBOL programs, you have a complex set made of Cobol, CICS and DB2. 

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Topics: .NET, Migration, COBOL, CICS

In Action: The Raincode Stress Tester

Posted by admin raincode on Oct 1, 2015 3:01:46 PM

 

When rehosting a CICS application, you want to ensure that the target platform delivers the required level of performance, in the form of acceptable response times for realistic number of simultaneous users operating similarly realistic workloads.

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Topics: .NET, Migration, videos, CICS

The Illusion of the Vanilla Legacy Modernization

Posted by admin raincode on Sep 29, 2015 10:30:52 AM

 

Today, as large companies start to think to leave the mainframe, something occurs quite repeatedly: the illusion of a Vanilla Legacy modernization, or to put it in other terms: the piece-of-cake modernization. “Let’s just find a COBOL compiler and let’s roll on a modern platform”. As you already guessed, that’s not going to happen.

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Topics: .NET, Migration, Databases, SQLServer, CICS

Rehost a CICS system without using a CICS emulator

Posted by admin raincode on Sep 23, 2015 2:30:00 AM

 

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.

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Topics: Raincode, .NET, Migration, Technical, whitepaper, CICS

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