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 […]

Rocket MultiValue Upgrade Resources

Whether you’re trying to convince colleagues within your organization or end users of your application to upgrade, Rocket has some great videos that you can use to communicate the importance of upgrading. First, if you don’t know Vinnie Smith, Managing Director of R&D, MultiValue Application Platform, I’d like to introduce you to him, and invite you to watch […]