UniVerse External Database Access (EDA) with Microsoft ODBC Driver 17 for Linux

Overview External Database Access (EDA) enables you to convert data stored in a Rocket UniVerse and UniData database to a first normal form (1NF) database, such as Microsoft SQL Server, then access that data using existing UniVerse BASIC programs, RetrieVe, or UniData/UniVerse SQL. For UniVerse running on a Linux platform, previously you had to purchase […]

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Full Circle – From Timeshare to Cloud on Rocket Software’s MultiValue Application Platform

As many of you know, my dad, Dick Pick, along with Don Nelson, were the creators of G.I.R.L.S. more than fifty years ago. G.I.R.L.S. was initially built for tracking spare parts for Cheyenne helicopters at the huge military contractor TRW Systems in the United States. This was the beginning of PICK/MultiValue as we know it […]

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Business Intelligence Development Studio (SSIS) and U2 Toolkit for .NET v.2.2.2 with a Native Connection

Overview Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a platform for building high performance data integration solutions, including extraction, transformation, and load (ETL) packages for data warehousing. It can transfer UniData or UniVerse data to SQL Server very easily. If you use a uci connection to access a UniData or UniVerse server, you must normalize your […]

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Around the world with the Rocket MultiValue Business and Technical Forums

The UK Rocket MultiValue Business Forum, held on May 10th at the Ardencote in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside, provided a great venue for MultiValue customers to meet up with key members of the Rocket MultiValue team. The event started with a meet-and-greet dinner on Wednesday night, followed by a jam-packed agenda on Thursday. […]

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Python Package Management

The addition of Python to the MultiValue (MV) platform, is an exciting innovation from Rocket and promises to open up great opportunities for old and new MV applications. There’s a lot to like about Python but one of the nice things is its extensibility which it achieves via additional packages. These additional packages are available […]

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