NetCOBOL for Sparc

NetCOBOL for SPARC Architecture is a complete COBOL development suite—compiler, run-time libraries, and debug tool. The highly optimized code produced by NetCOBOL provides the basis for fast, mission-critical business systems on SPARC (Solaris) Architecture workstations.


  • No COBOL runtime license charges
  • Develop mission-critical, single or multi-threaded COBOL applications for SPARC Architecture workstation
  • Take advantage of extensive multi-vendor database support (SQL access to Oracle, and Sybase)
  • Maintain compatibility with existing code based on support for popular vendor extensions (IBM and Micro Focus) and compliance with ANSI and ISO standards
  • Full COBOL85 syntax
  • Direct access to Oracle Application Server
  • Verified support of Oracle and Pro*COBOL
  • Create Web applications using either CGI or SAF subroutines
  • CBL_routines
  • Supports Unicode data
  • Supports 64-bit file access for large files under Solaris
  • Remote development from Windows® workstations
  • Interactive Data Editor and Data Converter
  • PowerFORM run-time package for running graphical, COBOL-driven reports on Solaris platforms. (Forms are developed using PowerFORM for Windows®, delivered with NetCOBOL for .NET and NetCOBOL for Windows®, but can run under NetCOBOL for SPARC Architecture.)
  • PowerGEM resource management (required for remote development functions)
  • PowerBSORT high performance sort/merge program