What does COBOL mean?
COBOL Full Form
COBOL – Common Business-Oriented Language
COmmon Business-Oriented Language (COBOL) is one of the oldest high level programming languages primary designed for business applications.
What is COBOL?
COBOL is a high-level programming language designed for the business applications. It is the second oldest programming language as FORTRAN is the oldest. It was created jointly by the private sector and the U.S. government to fulfill two objectives: portability and readability. It was suitable for business applications that run on large computers. COBOL programs use regular English language and everything is clearly spelled out which makes it easily understandable and much longer in comparison to the same program written in another language.
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Where ‘COBOL‘ is used?
COBOL is designed as a business language and is mostly used by fortune 500 companies like big banks, big insurance companies, big retailers like Wal-mart, Tesco, Share market, Health care etc.
Why we use COBOL?
Because it can process the data really fast and is highly secure.
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When we use COBOL?
When you need to achieve virtualization through Mainframes. If we need to process a huge volume of data with security like banks etc.
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