devops mainframe

IMS to DB2 Conversion: How It Works

Data is one of the largest assets in any business. Accelerating an organization’s ability to share and deliver trusted information is essential to the success of that business. Over 95% of Fortune 1000 companies use IMS, but this old favorite is now squarely in the crosshairs of a big data rivalry.

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10 Commandments of Successful Mainframe Migration

Companies worldwide are targeting the mainframe as an opportunity to reduce IT cost.  Rapid, low-risk mainframe migrations to distributed environments are becoming common stories in well-run […]

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VSAM to DB2

How To: VSAM to DB2 Conversion

Don’t let VSAM stand in the way of your DB2 data warehouse. Here’s how to get VSAM data into DB2 the right way.

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VSAM to Oracle, VSAM to DB2, VSAM to SQL Server

Moving Data from ADABAS to Oracle

Advantages of Moving Data from ADABAS to Oracle A broad view of organizational data is vital for management reporting, business intelligence, analytics and decision support. But […]

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ims to oracle, adabas conversion

How It Works: IMS to Oracle Data Migration

Over 95% of Fortune 1000 companies use IMS, but this old favorite is now squarely in the crosshairs of a big data rivalry.

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CA Gen to .NET

Three Essentials for Reducing Risk
When Migrating from CA Gen to C#

Whether migrating management support systems, operations infrastructure or reporting applications, the CA Gen to C# modernization process can be highly complex, risky, expensive and time consuming. Below, we’ll outline three essential techniques you can employ to reduce the risk and complexity around a modernization effort.

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docker containers

Why Containers Should Make Modernizing Legacy Systems A Top Priority

As the face of technology continues to transform, services such as Docker will continue to drive the cost and complexity of modern computing environments down. In contrast, the cost and complexity of legacy computing environments is steadily on the rise. The diminishing pool of developers capable of maintaining it and the continued challenges with integrating it with the rest of the business will only act to steepen this rising cost trend.

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hybrid cloud

Perception vs. Reality: Why Hybrid Cloud Rules

In a legacy modernization sense, hybrid cloud is excellent because in a phased, microservices approach of migration through business rules extraction, batch offloading, or even database replication, business functions can be placed in the cloud or on premises at the administrator’s discretion to maximize the effectiveness of that particular service.

If you’re considering a phased approach to modernization or an extraction of business functions from legacy systems as microservices, it is a worthwhile exercise to investigate hybrid cloud and how it might benefit the business as you retire big iron.

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