An experienced MultiValue user and developer shares his experience and thoughts on the new Rocket MultiValue Integration Server (MVIS)

I should start off by introducing myself: my name is Mark Sapp and I’m a Senior Software Engineer at Rocket Software. My focus is on the development of the Rocket Business Connect system (aka RBC). Recently, I’ve been working on upgrading our RBC application (which runs on UniData, System Builder and Web DE). During this […]

Why Software Application Companies should have a Cloud Offering!

In the last article from Fortitude Technology, we discussed the value the Cloud brings to legacy applications running on older hardware and operating systems. It touched on the benefits for both the software application company and the end-user, but here we’ll go into more detail and focus on why software application companies should embrace the […]

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Basic Variable Allocation Heaped vs Shared Memory UniData 8

What changed at UniData 8: Memory Allocation Prior to UniData 8.1.0, UniBasic variable space was allocated via shared memory from a system wide shared pool (some of these go back to the original design in the 1990s). Why? It was done to reduce total system wide memory consumption and to ensure that UniData had enough […]

Developing a Mobile app using MVIS

by Andrew Gorovoy Even 5 years ago,  buying items online from a mobile browser or app was uncommon. Now, the average American spends close to three hours every day using their mobile device for activities ranging from shopping to communication to entertainment. Many daily tasks revolve around our phones, and businesses know this — annual […]

Using MVIS, a Rocket intern quickly creates an app: MVoovies

written by Andrew Gorovoy MultiValue, Basic subroutines, Pick Systems, uuh, for a summer intern, all these terms were incredibly foreign. As a computer science student, I have some vague understanding (hopefully) of what a database, server, front/back end are supposed to do, but you could imagine my uneasy feelings when I was tasked with building […]