• January 21, 2020

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Mainframe

One String to Rule Them All

String literals are quite a common feature in most code—from error messages, to exception text, to trace data, to prompts and informational text—it’s rare to find a significant span of code that doesn’t contain string literals. JavaScript is, of course, no exception and historically a JavaScript coder had two options for string literals: putting them […]

Mainframe

Using the CICS internal trace to profile and resolve application problems

IBM® CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS® continues to be mission critical for the global economy, processing billions of transactions per day to drive our world’s commerce and financial maze. Organizations are continually extending and evolving their CICS applications to meet the demands of a modern and competitive business. New development in Java, either distributed or […]

Application Modernization

Inspiring the Next Generation of Rocketeers

Like many people, the end of the year is always a time where I find myself reflecting on the past year’s successes and looking ahead in anticipation of the goals we’ll achieve. While I’ve talked about Rocket’s exciting next chapter and have often discussed our vision internally, I recently had the opportunity to share our […]

MultiValue

Rocket® UniVerse named DBTA 2020 Trend-Setting Product

For the second year in a row, Rocket UniVerse has been named a DBTA Trend Setting Product. According to DBTA, “MultiValue technologies are evolving with new features as they continue to maintain strong positions at the enterprise level.” We’re proud to receive this recognition and couldn’t agree more. UniVerse has always been efficient and inexpensive […]

Mainframe

Modern Assembler Programming for z/OS

When I started at Rocket in 2003, I was migrating from a 20-year career as an MVS Systems Programmer who dabbled in writing assembler tools to a fully-fledged software engineer. At the time, the style of assembler that I used and the tools at my disposal were based on what had been in existence for […]

Archive & Backup

A new look lets you look deeper into your backups: Rocket Servergraph 9.2 now available!

Rocket Servergraph is our flagship data protection and storage monitoring/capacity planning solution. It was built on the simple idea that storage and backup admins (and their internal customers) should have access to whatever level of detail they need when it comes to monitoring and reporting on their environments. The primary function of Servergraph is the […]

Application Modernization

Application Modernization

Inspiring the Next Generation of Rocketeers

Like many people, the end of the year is always a time where I find myself reflecting on the past year’s successes and looking ahead in anticipation of the goals we’ll achieve. While I’ve talked about Rocket’s exciting next chapter and have often discussed our vision internally, I recently had the opportunity to share our […]

Rocket.Build

Events

Rocket.Build 2019: Bigger and better

As I reflect on how far Rocket.Build has come, I can’t help but think back to the very first coding challenge we hosted in 2013. What started as a small hackathon during the annual Rocket Leadership Summit in Boston has grown to a series of global events that I look forward to every year. From […]