Re-platforming Mainframe COBOL to AWS

In this module, we will use middleware emulator to port in and run the mainframe application inventory such as, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, BMS and CICS on top of an emulation software provided by the Micro Focus running on an Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance.

The software’s used in this module includes Enterprise Analyzer (EA) and Enterprise Server (ES).

Below acronyms are used across the module:

  • COBOL : Common Business-Oriented Language
  • CICS : Customer Information Control System
  • VSAM : Virtual Storage Access Method
  • JCL : Job Control Language
  • BMS : Basic mapping support
  • EA : Enterprise Analyzer
  • ED : Enterprise Developer
  • ES : Enterprise Server
  • EE : Event Engine

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