Westpac's mainframe move a winner
Since then 10 people have gone through the program, said Glenn Bowden, chief engineer, mainframe at Westpac. Mr Bowden said there was a common misconception that mainframe programmers, who are primarily versed in Cobol, were difficult to source.
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Big mainframe shops embiggen, says BMC survey
That said, those who are sticking with the mainframe absolutely are adding Java applications to their machines, either from third parties or homegrown – and they're also, where practical, trying to replace COBOL/CICS, PL1, and assembler programs with …
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