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Rocket Mainframe Data Access for Bluemix

Building an Application in Bluemix That Accesses Mainframe Data

This is part 4 of a five-part series on accessing mainframe data from your Bluemix applications. Part 1: Bluemix Meets Mainframe Data Part 2: Installing Rocket Mainframe Data Service on Your Mainframe Part 3: Mapping Your Mainframe Data for Access From Bluemix Part 4: Building an Application in Bluemix That Accesses Mainframe Data (this entry) […]

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Rocket Mainframe Data Service for Bluemix

Rocket Mainframe Data Service: Bluemix Meets Mainframe Data

This is part 1 of a five-part series on accessing mainframe data from your Bluemix applications. Part 1: Bluemix Meets Mainframe Data (this entry) Part 2: Installing Rocket Mainframe Data Service on Your Mainframe Part 3: Mapping Your Mainframe Data for Access From Bluemix Part 4: Building an Application in Bluemix That Accesses Mainframe Data […]

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Top five myths of screen-scraping: you can’t do SOA

Over the past few weeks we’ve been discussing the challenges facing companies that rely on older green-screen applications to manage their critical infrastructure, and four of the myths that surround “screen-scraping” applications. Today we’ll cover the fifth (and final) myth on our list. Myth #5: you can’t do SOA with screen-scraping Thus far our series […]

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Top five myths of screen scraping: projects are unmanageable

Over the past few weeks we’ve been discussing the challenges facing companies that rely on older green-screen applications to manage their critical infrastructure, and some of the myths that surround “screen-scraping” applications. Our first post focused on myth that screen scraping is only a green screen in a browser. The second addressed the myth that […]

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LegaSuite GUI Deployment

Top five myths of screen scraping: it’s a maintenance nightmare

Over the past few weeks we’ve been discussing the challenges facing companies that rely on older green-screen applications to manage their critical infrastructure, and some of the myths that surround “screen-scraping” applications. Our first post focused on myth that screen scraping is only a green screen in a browser. The second addressed the myth that […]

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Does “legacy” always equal replace?

ComputerWeekly.com recently ran an article on RBS Bank’s recent IT failure, which led it to discuss the problems IT professionals face replacing legacy systems. As part of that story they showed this diagram: It shows a typical core banking application system and its interconnections–nothing new if you have worked in financial systems. But what this […]

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Top five myths of screen scraping: keeping host and GUI in sync is hard

In an earlier post we discussed the challenges facing companies that rely on older green-screen applications to manage their critical infrastructure, and some of the myths that surround “screen-scraping” applications. We also discussed the first myth–that screen scraping is only a green screen in a browser. Today, we tackle the second myth. Myth #2: Keeping […]

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