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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 […]

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Rocket MultiValue: External Data Access (EDA) Best Practices

We live in a fast-paced world where executives need real-time reports to make business decisions. Thus, users need information at their fingertips to deliver those reports. If your business-critical data lives in a UniData or UniVerse MultiValue database, External Data Access (EDA) can help. What is EDA? EDA allows users to convert UniData and UniVerse […]

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Learn about SB/XA 6.5.4 and wIntegrate 6.4.3

If you use Rocket SB/XA and/or Rocket wIntegrate, and you’re not on the latest release, this post will get you up to date on what you’re missing out on and why you should upgrade. Rocket SB/XA 6.5.4 In October 2018, Rocket MultiValue R&D released SB/XA 6.5.4. This release boasts over 150 bugs fixes and over […]

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Rocket MultiValue roadmap livestream webinar series

I’m happy to announce that beginning in January 2019, the Rocket MultiValue R&D team will host monthly Rocket MultiValue roadmap livestreams showcasing what’s new—and what’s coming next. Every month, you’ll get new MultiValue insights directly from Rocket development leaders and exclusive previews of new products, such as the upcoming Rocket Connection Manager. Hear the latest […]

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Rocket R&D Implements Agile Development and Delivery

Rocket Software R&D has embraced the Agile Manifesto and philosophy across the board. I could espouse and list the many benefits of Agile but will filter it down to this: Agile ensures we expedite delivery of quality products that address our customers’ ever-changing business challenges and product requirements. While waterfall had its place, at Rocket […]

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Rocket APT Challenge competition is live

This 2nd annual global coding competition, aimed at introducing MultiValue to university students across the globe, is officially underway. By introducing students to new application development techniques in preparation for careers in coding or as an entrepreneur, the Challenge aims to address the technology industry’s growing skills gap. Rocket Software with our partner APT Solutions, […]

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Python: Extending the extension

Introduction In my last post, Extending MV Basic by Calling Python, I showed how we can extend the functionality of MV Basic by calling Python functions. That alone is a nice feature to have but in this post I want to go one step further and show how we can extend Python itself to achieve […]

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Rocket Dalian Office Injects New Talent to MV R&D Team

Many of you know the Rocket MultiValue R&D people that develop the MV application platform. Today, I’m introducing you to a new team member via an interview I conducted with Senior Software Engineering Manager,  Guocheng (Gerald) Sui. Kathy: Hi Gerald. It was so nice meeting you while you were in Denver a few weeks ago. […]

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The 2018 Rocket MultiValue Business Forum series is in the books

The 2018 Rocket MultiValue Business Forum series concluded on October 25 with two great events in Mt. Laurel, NJ and San Diego, CA. Here are the highlights and some photos: Each event featured identical agendas and our partners and customers learned about Python, modernization options, our MV roadmap, and participated in an hour+ open discussion […]

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MultiValue and The Cloud: Flexibility for the Future

As seen in the Oct. 24 edition of DBTA’s 5-Minute Briefing MultiValue With the ever-changing business landscape, many companies that rely on MultiValue platforms are looking for ways to integrate existing systems with new technologies – and specifically, figuring out how to leverage the capabilities of the cloud. Organizations often find themselves torn between the […]

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Rocket MV Business Forums – October 25 in New Jersey and California

We’re closing out the 2018 Business Forum series with two events on October 25 – one on each US coast. During these events MultiValue customers and partners will have the opportunity to hear from a select group of Rocketeers who will: Discuss the latest developments Walk through our product roadmap Give technical information that can […]