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It’s 2019 and MultiValue is Back

By John Bramley, Director MV Practice, NexusTek We’re lucky enough to live in a world where storage is abundant. Users will never have to know the frustration of running out of space on their servers or in the cloud, nor grit their teeth at the cost of expansion. Instead, terabytes of data are about as […]

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EDA tables cannot be joined with two different collations against SQL Server: A Solution

Overview External Database Access (EDA) enables you to convert data stored in the Rocket U2 database to a 1NFdatabase, such as Microsoft SQL Server, then access that data using existing UniVerse BASIC programs, RetrieVe, or UniData/UniVerse SQL. There are a number of reasons to join EDA tables. When combining rows from multiple tables in one […]

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❤️ Love your data? Fall in love with your backups. ❤️

Data is the lifeblood of your business. What happens if you lost access to it, or even worse, lost your data altogether? Would your business survive? The stories we tell here are true. We have changed the names to protect the innocent. You may already know Phil and Phyllis. They work for Acme Corp. with […]

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New Replication Scripts for Microsoft Windows

Starting at 1.6.3 on Microsoft Windows the console program has been dropped and rewritten completely in Windows Power Shell U2 Replication is a very powerful, very configurable but very complex part of both UniData and UniVerse. Many customers have historically become very adept at deploying there U2 Applications into environments where the people responsible for […]

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New TIMESTAMP data type is supported on UniVerse 11.3.1.6024 and soon on 12.1.1 (Phase 1)

Overview Timestamp data, while very common and important, is not easy to store and use at the current UniVerse versions. You must convert it to two fields in UniVerse file and use the I-Type field to combine two fields back to the original timestamp data. Now you can save timestamp data to Unix Epoch time […]