Didier Durand, Chief Product Officer, LzLabs

Recent Posts

8 April 2020

Automated Testing at LzLabs: Practices, Processes and Numbers

At LzLabs, we work relentlessly on improving test facilities to deploy new versions of our own product rapidly. We believe our customers can achieve significant agility benefits if they are able to..

9 July 2019

DevOps for Agile Mainframe Legacy Maintenance: not an Oxymoron!

Recently, I heard: "DevOps was created to fix the issue caused by Agile". Even though, "issue" is probably not the right word, it is true that DevOps was born from the requirement for faster rollout..

19 June 2019

Progressive refactoring from COBOL to JAVA: brought to you by LzLabs Software Defined Mainframe®

COBOL and Java represent two different eras of computing history: COBOL was invented in the early sixties by a team led by Grace Hopper (now considered as the mother of modern programming) based on..

7 June 2019

“Software is eating the world”: a seat at the banquet table for mainframe shops!

In 2011, Marc Andreessen, father of the seminal and legendary Mosaic internet browser and co-founder of Netscape, wrote in the Wall Street Journal a very famous article "Why software is eating the..

19 February 2019

Legacy Modernization: a continuum of (visible) impact levels using the SDM

Modernization of legacy applications is not a “one-size-fits-all” approach: LzLabs Software-Defined Mainframe® offers a wide palette of solutions for a business application, usually both critical..

20 December 2017

Serverless Computing: from DevOps to DevNoOps in an increasingly transactional world?

The current leading edge form of cloud computing is serverless. Wikipedia says thatserverless computing is “a cloud computing execution model in which the cloud provider dynamically manages the..

29 November 2016

Cloud-Only for Legacy Mainframes: The LzLabs Software Defined Mainframe

Big Iron, Light as a Cloud: Flexibility, Cost Savings, AND Innovation

Over the past few months, we’ve seen some global household names decide to adopt a “cloud-only” strategy: international brands..