Electing to reduce testing in order to reduce non-production MIPS consumption is a poor decision that could lead to millions of dollars in losses. The temptation to place priority on time-to-value over production safeguarding methods is certainly understandable.
An increasing number of users are migrating to COBOL 5.1 (otherwise referred to as COBOL V5) due to several compelling benefits. Migrations can yield cost savings and enable software to catch up to hardware.
Virtual tape has become a popular approach to storage because it features attractive capabilities of physical tape and disk in one solution. By provisioning inexpensive, high-capacity disk storage into logical entities, it emulates tape volumes.