The Truth about coprocessors, precompilers and translators for CICS and DB2 with COBOL compilers

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This session explains what will and won't work in DB2 Version 8 (and DB2 9), CICS TS V2 and V3, how to migrate to coprocessor from a DB2 precompiler or CICS translator, and how to manage CCSID issues with COBOL and DB2.

Document includes Hot topics:

  • Can you precompile old COBOL with DB2 Version 8?
  • Is the coprocessor different from the DB2 precompiler?
  • How do you deal with Unicode, COBOL and DB2?
  • Should you use CICS translator option COBOL2 or COBOL3? When?

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More support for:

Enterprise COBOL for z/OS

Software version:

3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2

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Platform Independent, z/OS

Software edition:

All Editions

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