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 […]

Catch Your Next Release! (An overview of the V.R.M.F versioning system)

Most of Rocket’s MultiValue (MV) products have long followed IBM’s “V.R.M.F” maintenance stream numbering system where each number change represents the significance and/or the amount of change within a planned software release.  You may have noticed that with the launch of UniVerse 11.3.1 back in October 2016, both DBTools 4.3.0 and U2 Common Clients 5.1.0 […]

Is the Sun Setting on Solaris and SPARC?

Over the last several months we have seen indications that the Solaris SPARC and Solaris Intel (x86) Operating Systems (OS) platforms are likely to be retired soon by Oracle. Although an official announcement has not been made by Oracle, the press is already abuzz with plenty of evidence that the platform is retiring into a […]

New UniBasic command supports performance-enhancing field level replication

UniBasic: New/Enhanced Commands  With UniData 8.2.1 we introduced a new command and extended existing commands to support the introduction of field level replication (which I will cover in-depth in a subsequent blog).   We introduced a new statement called FIELDWRITE, which you can use to update specific fields in an existing record, without the overhead of recreating the entire record under the covers. We also extended […]

UniData 8.2.1 Upgrade Essentials: Compliance and Security

Rocket UniData 8.2.1: Part 1 of 5 Introduction I wanted to share some important insight on the recent UniData 8.2.1 release. They say a picture is worth a thousand words so let me start with these pictures and follow with more technical detail. As you can see, we focused a lot of effort on our […]