Liberate legacy data
Legacy database management systems such as IDMS, Adabas, VSAM, and IMS-DB are hindering organisational data strategies and seeding risk in many organizations' IT estates around the globe. Specialist DBAs and developers capable of maintaining and extending these technologies are retiring, resulting in a rapidly diminishing skills base. Combine this with increasing licensing and maintenance costs, and the lack of native support for analytics and business intelligence tools, it’s easy to see why organisations are flocking to liberate their legacy data through modernisation.
This whitepaper provides insight to the common challenges in handling legacy data and options for solving them.