Multiple US state government departments were in the news last week, calling for COBOL programmers to come forward as their mainframe systems failed to handle a surge in unemployment claims..
Like many companies, recent events have made us pivot our focus away from "business as usual" and towards how we support our employees and their families, and how we help our customers during a..
LzLabs recently sponsored a survey of 650 of the world's largest organizations. The selected organizations have significant applications still running on mainframes. In this survey 94% of the..
According to a Google search, one of the definitions of "legacy" is "denoting or relating to software or hardware that has been superseded but is difficult to replace because of its wide use."
Google has been one of the leading pioneers of software containers. In 2006, two of its engineers, Paul Manage and Rohit Seith, defined and implemented an essential component of this new container..
In February 2018 the computing world celebrated the 20th anniversary of “open-source”. Or rather, it celebrated the 20th anniversary of the definition of open-source being formally set down by the..
Legacy Languages, Fewer Skilled Team Members, and Moore's Law
There are points in time when all things combine to ensure only one likely outcome. Those who can see it coming can prepare, and those..