Mainframe Lineage

Global enterprises with critical business processes that include mainframe systems have long struggled to understand and map their regulatory data flows. Trying to understand the myriad of legacy technologies such as FORTRAN, COBOL, JCL, IMS, PL/I, Palm Cards and how they affect the processing and reporting of data within the organisation has till now been an extremely difficult, time-consuming and costly endeavour. Solidatus was specifically designed to visualise the vast volume of metadata and lineage scanned from mainframes, allowing organisations to comply with the regulator’s requirement for attribute-level data lineage.

Scanning, Documenting, Validating & Visualising mainframe lineage

Solidatus’s legacy software scanning capabilities allow organisations to scan the most exhaustive list (50+) of mainframe languages and automatically generate a visual metadata model complete with field level lineage, processing logic and business glossary in a fraction of the time and cost it would normally take. This process can be a one off or automated to occur as required. Example of supported languages: Adabas, ADS/OL, C++, CICS, CSD, CICS Tables, COBOL, Delta, DL/I, Easytrieve, Focus, Fortran, Ideal, IDMS, IMS, JCL, Link Decks, Load Modules, Mantis, Model 204, Natural, PL/1, SQL, Syncsort, Telon, etc.

In addition to mainframe scanning, Solidatus has a rich suite of connectors and a powerful API that enables organisations to fully automate metadata and data lineage documentation from various sources, including data governance tools, data dictionaries, databases, big data platforms, cloud platforms, ETL tools, reporting software, BI tools, spreadsheets, programming languages and bespoke systems. All changes are versioned, audited and can be augmented with manually maintained metadata and lineage.

 

Demonstrable Data Lineage

Solidatus mainframe scanning automatically identifies documents and allows validation of legacy code by creating a data catalogue and demonstrating visualised data lineage, tracking data use throughout the complex processes locked away within a mainframe.

METADATA Enrichment

Solidatus, through its unique metadata functionality, provides an organisation with the ability to enrich their mainframe data, allowing for increased understanding to help drive business intelligence, turning an organisational cost into an organisational investment.

Sharing & Validating

Solidatus visually enables an organisation to quickly and easily share and validate their mainframe data lineage in an interactive and dynamic format, allowing greater understanding and transparency to senior management.

Data quality RESOLUTION

Solidatus allows organisations to visualise their entire data landscape within one model or drill down to a single data flow. This transparency allows an organisation to quickly identify and resolve data quality issues and demonstrate that they fully understand their process and illustrate regulatory compliance.

Solidatus Mainframe Lineage Model

MULTI award-winning data lineaGE SOLUTION

Simple to use

The intuitive and simple web interface is easy to use and requires little or no training.

Easy access

Solidatus is a browser based application and it can be up and running in the cloud in minutes.

Rapidly build lineage

Import and export data between Solidatus and from other systems using the data connectors.

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Identify MISSING DATA

Immediately start modelling and easily identify where additional discovery is required.

Accelerate discovery

Accelerate discovery by sharing parts of the models to identified system experts to fill in the detail.

Create & share views

Easily share with management and colleagues for immediate feedback and approval.

Solidatus is used by some of the world’s largest financial institutions

See Solidatus in Action

An intuitive, simple to use web-based application that gives businesses the ability to rapidly map and visualise their data landscape.

Solidatus is a member of the EDM Council.
Solidatus is a member of the EDM Council

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