An Industrial Experience Report on Legacy Data-Intensive System Migration

Jean Henrard, Didier Roland, Anthony Cleve, Jean-Luc Hainaut

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This paper presents an experience report on the migration of a COBOL system of over 2 million lines of code. The main goal of this project was to migrate a legacy CODASYL database towards a relational platform, while preserving the functionalities of the legacy application programs.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM 2007)
EditorsGerardo Canfora, Ladan Tahvildari
PublisherIEEE Computer Society Press
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)1-4244-1256-0
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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