Orion Governance Supports COBOL

COBOL Description:

COBOL is an easy-to-learn, standard language that can be compiled and executed on a variety of computers. It supports a wide syntax vocabulary and features an uncluttered coding style. It is primarily used in company and government business, finance, and administrative systems. This language also used as a solution to many data processing problems.

COBOL Support Includes:

  • Job to Job Lineage
  • Job to Program Lineage
  • Support for lineage through utilities like Easytrieve
  • Detailed lineage including process, paras and steps
  • Rolled up lineage that allows for mapping field level details to show critical data element flow between DASD files and Jobs and between Jobs and Jobs.

Version Support Includes:

  • JCL/Cobol
    • Version COBOL-II

“Tool has very good capabilities, and can work on many different types of code. We use it on PL1, Cobol and SQL. What we like best is the wide range of code it can work on.”

Development Manager, Banking Industry

Orion Governance and COBOL FAQ

Orion Governance supports COBOL technologies for Global 5000 companies in financial services, retail, healthcare, telecom, privacy, cybersecurity, and information technology. Learn more about use cases.

The Orion EIIG platform uses Cobol to provide full visibility of the data lineage.  This allows mapping field-level details to show critical data element flow between direct access storage device (DASD) files and jobs and between jobs and jobs.

Yes! Our highly scalable, out-of-the-box solution – Enterprise Information Intelligence Graph (EIIG) – can process JCL and Cobol extracts from the mainframe.

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