The Data Monster Under my bed : Migrating Cobol to the cloud – Part 3: Program Structure

As in any language, a COBOL program contains hierarchically ordered syntactically correct set of statements.The difference from many languages from second generation (as COBOL is third generation programming language) is that the hierarchy consists of Divisions, Sections, Paragraphs, Sentences and Statements as follows (many Business Analysts, writers and content creators will recognise the structure I… Continue reading The Data Monster Under my bed : Migrating Cobol to the cloud – Part 3: Program Structure

The Data Monster Under my bed : Migrating Cobol to the cloud – Part 2: Basics

Due to it essence and origin, initially COBOL was widely used in punch card systems, that presented some limitations, that stay the same to this day. This limitation was to be adopted widely afterwards as there was a need for clear nomenclature and identification structure for clear differentiation of the statements. This limitation was to… Continue reading The Data Monster Under my bed : Migrating Cobol to the cloud – Part 2: Basics

The Data Monster Under my bed : Migrating Cobol to the cloud -Part 1: Brief Preface

What to expect from this series Hi, My name is Radoslav Sandov, you can call me Rado. I am a Solution Architect with more than 5 years (not much, bit also not little I guess) behind me migrating heavy enterprise mammoth monster solutions also creating new exciting enterprise solutions in more friendly and understandable premise,… Continue reading The Data Monster Under my bed : Migrating Cobol to the cloud -Part 1: Brief Preface