Don't Count Cobol Out
I keep hearing "COBOL is dead", "COBOL IS NOT DEAD".
But if COBOL were to go, what could replace it?
Requirements would have to include:
- performance (when processing millions of transactions)
- reliability (both hardware & software base)
- maintainability of code (easy for someone to take a program they never seen before, and make needed changes)
- follows business logic
- widely used