Avoid using OCCURS clause in mainframes

The OCCURS clause is used to define COBOL internal table. There is no array concept in RDBMs. Translation in modernized environment needs to be taken care.

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Criticality

The criticality level impacts the application CloudReady score, whether it is a blocker (a negative pattern found during the code scan) or a booster (a pattern that makes your app more Cloud-ready) and the corresponding level (low, medium, high, critical).

Migration Impacts

Code

Migration impact levels indicate the different layers of your application that you should modify or fix, in order to comply with Cloud-oriented programming best practices and remove the identified roadblocks.

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Searched Code Patterns

Detect the presence and occurrences (roadblocks) of the following patterns in COBOL source files:

 

OCCUR
OCCURS