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Category: Mainframe Migration

Leveraging Infrastructure as Code for AWS Mainframe Modernization with AWS CloudFormation

AWS Mainframe Modernization service supports AWS CloudFormation templates to manage environments and applications, allowing customers to leverage best practices of Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) and DevOps. This post defines the architectural improvements fostered by CloudFormation for mainframe applications modernized with AWS cloud. We’ll then cover the benefits of IaC in specific contexts for modernized mainframe applications. We’ll […]

From Mainframe to AWS cloud: A comprehensive mapping guide

Mainframe systems are being utilized by companies worldwide since the 1950s to operate their core business applications and operations. In the digital transformation era, businesses are increasingly transferring mainframe data and migrating their workloads into AWS. Moreover, the recent COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the modernization of mainframe systems due to remote access issues, scalability […]

AWS Mainframe Modernization – Refactor Legacy code base to Java using AWS Blu Insights

According to Reuters , there are 220 billion lines of code in customers’ production environments running Cobol and other legacy languages. Customers are looking to modernize their mainframe-based applications to take advantage of the AWS Cloud. These advantages help them to increase their agility, their capacity to innovate, and to benefit from the continual trends […]

Scaling for performance with AWS Mainframe Modernization and Micro Focus

Mainframe applications often execute business critical functions which have to be resilient, scalable, and cost efficient. When migrating and modernizing these applications with AWS, it is important to design an application and infrastructure architecture meeting the performance requirements while optimizing the cost and satisfying availability and scalability needs. This applies to both online and batch […]

Developing enterprise applications on-demand with AWS Mainframe Modernization and Micro Focus

AWS Mainframe Modernization service delivers features and value across the entire mainframe application migration, modernization, execution, and operation lifecycle. The service enables two patterns – Re-platforming and Automated Refactoring. These are popular mainframe modernization patterns because they provide business and technical benefits in the short term with a predictable timeline and cost. The Micro Focus […]