Analyze your IBM i applications automatically to derive detailed cross-reference information down to the source line and field level. ARCAD metadata powers impact analysis, “where-used”, smart dependency build, integrity checking and more. Shared by all the ARCAD modules, the metadata repository ensures compatibility across the whole ARCAD range.
Power advanced automation across your IBM i DevOps cycle
Simple as plug and play. One single version of the truth – The ARCAD Metadata Repository is the heart of the ARCAD system, shared by all ARCAD modules.
Dependency ‘where-used’ information at your fingertips
Store cross-reference knowledge between application components (Source member, physical file, logical file, data area, program object, source line, fields and more).
Optimize your analysis, build, test and delivery phases
ARCAD metadata accelerates the DevOps cycle on IBM i. Build only impacted components, execute only impacted test cases, and ensure the integrity of your application deliveries.
Accelerate your IBM i DevOps cycle
Manage dependency knowledge between software components, detailed to source line and source level
Understand the dependencies between applications on IBM i and distributed systems
Metadata is maintained automatically as you develop. No manual action required
Leverage powerful application metadata using ARCAD’s API and macro language
Plug & Play
Easy integration – add ARCAD modules into your DevOps chain, as and when you need them
Our experts quickly saw the potential of the ARCAD architecture and its unique applicationmetadata repository. They found that a continually synchronized “knowledge base” of their source, database integrations and application architecture saved time and effort, right across the development cycle.
Nina Zahedi Meier, Team Leader NICE Core Insurance Application Development