Raincode blog

Because The Mainframe Was A Tough Cookie

Posted by Cécile Mouly on Jan 11, 2017 5:07:22 PM

 

The Raincode team decided to offer its partners and customers an unbreakable cookie, called Couque de Dinant (or Cake of Dinant), which represents the unbreakable Mainframe.

 

And we've, as a symbol, broke this cookie to underline the idea that Mainframe is no longer a tough and unbreakable cookie!

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Topics: .NET, mainframe

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

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

Why is .NET the Target Platform of Choice for Rehosting Projects?

Posted by admin raincode on Nov 9, 2015 1:30:00 PM

Mainframe environments are made of numerous components, sub-systems, applications with varying levels of criticality, performance requirements, developed in different languages and by different programming teams over decades. Quite logically, parts of this complexity show in rehosting projects and in the target architecture.

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Topics: .NET, Stack, mainframe, COBOL, PL/I, Microsoft

8 Good Reasons to Keep your Mainframe

Posted by admin raincode on Nov 4, 2015 2:39:48 PM

Reasons to keep your mainframe: 

  1. You just have too much money to spend. Your banker complains about your accounts exceeding the limit set for positive balance. You really need to spend more money, and the mainframe is such a great way of solving this problem. Hurrah!

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Topics: fun, Migration, mainframe

How Much Does a Mainframe Cost?

Posted by admin raincode on Oct 19, 2015 11:05:00 AM

 

It has probably been many years since your company’s applications and data depend on a mainframe. Maybe thirty years, maybe even more? Have you ever evaluated how much this mainframe cost your organization, every year?

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Topics: Migration, Stack, mainframe, COBOL