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How the Cloud can secure proven, business-critical applications running on older operating systems & hardware

Application lifecycle management can get pretty tricky when your proven, business-critical application is doing its job and the cost/value of  a hardware/operating system upgrade doesn’t make sense. These applications are typically a bit cumbersome to maintain, in regard to security and compliance, especially as they age. We will look at this situation from two different […]

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Understanding UniData Hashed and Dynamic Files with RESIZE and memresize

UniData Hashed Files and Overflow In this first section we are going to discuss the two main types of UniData Hashed File (Static and Dynamic) and we’re going to discuss the two types of overflow that can occur in these files. The objective of file resizing is to minimize overflow as overflow is a performance […]

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Rocket UniData and UniVerse Replication best practices: REPLOGGER

Part 3 of 3 This blog post offers best practices related to implementing and using Replication, as part of a High Availability/Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) strategy. In Part 3, I’ll focus on Replogger. REPLOGGER REPLOGGER is a BASIC program that runs on the server side that allows you to monitor replication performance. The information it collects […]

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Using UniData 8.2.1 with v6.0 schema files: Overview

If you use the U2 ODBC and/or JDBC client with UniData v8.2.1, you need to ensure that all accounts use schema v6.0 files. If they do not, the applications will not work with your UniData account. This blog post shows you how to create new UniData accounts with schema v6.0 files, delete corrupt files and […]

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Rocket UniData and UniVerse Replication best practices: monitoring

Part 2 of 3 This blog post offers best practices related to implementing and using Replication, as part of a High Availability/Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) strategy. In Part 2, I’ll focus on monitoring. Monitoring As a best practice, everyone should use the Exception Action Script to keep Replication in sync even during unplanned network interruptions, heartbeat […]

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Rocket UniData and UniVerse Replication best practices: preparation

Part 1 of 3 This blog post offers best practices related to implementing and using Replication, as part of a High Availability/Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) strategy. In Part 1, I’ll focus on preparation. I make no apology for this: U2 Replication is NOT an administration free option. In the event of a failure, your organization will […]