Visual COBOL 2010 Enterprise Option delivers functionality for developing and maintaining managed code CICS applications, and for running these applications. It also provides scale-out solution and architecture for the cloud.
Micro Focus Visual COBOL Enterprise Option consists of:
This release provides enhancements in the following areas:
The following features are now available:
When migrating applications, these improvements simplify the deployment and administration of scaled-out regions. Deploying files to a central database location helps minimize the risk of file version conflicts in scaled-out regions.
This ensures you need to make fewer changes to the code and so reduces the risk when migrating applications.
You can now deploy CICS systems as Windows Azure hosted services and exploit the benefits of the Windows Azure platform. The original code defining existing online business processes is reused so applications behave just as they did on the mainframe.
You use the MMC UI to administer the CICS systems from on-premise machines.