How important is the programming language COBOL to modern IT environments? Estimates suggest up to $3 trillion in commerce flows through COBOL systems every single day, supporting financial transactions like mortgage servicing, deposits, check clearing and more.
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There is nothing less PC than a mainframe – right? If a “personal computer” is a PC, then a mainframe is an EC (enterprise class) or BC (business class) computer. If PC stands for “politically correct” like cosmetically inoffensive interfaces, then the mai
Ezriel Gross from Circle Software Inc has been hosting training sessions at SHARE conferences since the early 90s, offering popular sessions on basic and advanced CICS concepts – he’s even won a few best session awards. This year, at SHARE Sacramento, he’s got a full plate: five total CICS sessions
The interactive problem control system (IPCS) is a tool provided in the Multiple Virtual Storage (MVS) system that aids in diagnosing software failures. MVS provides dumps, which are a snapshot of the system at the time of error. You’ll get a ton of relevant information that will help you debug the
What if I told you that the mainframe has been “in the dock” for the past 54 years, and it’s about to hit the high seas? Or that the launch will be the result of being hammered by not one, but three impending tsunami-type events that are going to result in a complete sea change for t