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Credential Manager and Token-based Authentication

Traditionally, U2 applications need to provide OS-based user credentials (namely, OS user account names and passwords) to establish a connection to U2 database servers, which then perform authentication based on the credential and set the identity of the U2 processes accordingly. With the proliferation of the Cloud, more and more users are moving their applications […]

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Securing your SSL Configuration Files using Secuconf

When you set up SSL for UniVerse and UniData servers, or for ODBC or OLEDB clients, you need to let the UniData and UniVerse server or client know where to find the SSL properties that will be used during SSL session establishment. For servers, the configuration is determined by the .unisecurity file under the unishared […]

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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 […]