MultiValue Database Technology

MultiValue (MV) or “Pick” database technology is sometimes referred to as the fifth NoSQL technology. Developed in the mid-1960s, MultiValue database systems continue to be leading technologies in the retail, banking, travel industry, oil & gas, healthcare, government, and education sectors.

MultiValue Database Technology Articles

It's time to vote for the annual Database Trends and Applications Readers' Choice Awards, a competition in which the winning information management solutions, products, and services are selected by you, the readers. The voting period will be open through Monday, June 3.

Posted April 22, 2024

Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is launching Open Source Essentials, a certificate and education program targeting the fundamental knowledge open source professionals should have. The learning objectives are designed to cover all major domains that affect Open Source. They include software fundamentals, open source software licenses, open content licenses, open source business models, and project management as well as collaboration and communication.

Posted April 08, 2024

The 11th annual Data Summit conference will be held May 8-9, 2024, at the Hyatt Regency Boston, with pre-conference workshops taking place on May 7, 2024. Early bird pricing is available now until April 5. At Data Summit 2024, you'll hear the innovative approaches the world's leading companies are taking to solve today's key challenges in data management. Whether your interests lie in the technical possibilities and challenges of new and emerging technologies or using Big Data for business intelligence, analytics, and other business strategies, Data Summit 2024 has something for you!

Posted March 28, 2024

Inc. magazine announced RDM Infinity has once again made its annual 5000 Regionals: Rocky Mountain list. Boasting a median revenue growth of 163% from 2020 to 2022, RDM stands alongside 72 other regional businesses that represent a unique look at the most successful companies within the Rocky Mountain economy's most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.

Posted March 27, 2024

AI and the cloud revolution have brought about a seismic shift in the realm of database administration, transforming traditional roles and presenting unprecedented opportunities. To assist DBAs, Rocket Software offers the MultiValue Performance Experience (MVX: Performance), a tool that empowers DBAs with unparalleled capabilities in monitoring and optimizing performance.

Posted March 27, 2024

Entrinsik Informer AI is now available, offering new possibilities for data analysis and interaction. Informer AI offers real-time assistance with Help Center AI, enhances scripting and querying capabilities through Copilot AI, and empowers users to create digital assistants in seconds. Uniquely adept at handling both structured and unstructured data, these assistants can visualize data, print templates, and connect to APIs, integrating seamlessly with datasets, PDFs, and documents.

Posted March 27, 2024

Zumasys recently held an informational webinar about modernizing PICK MultiValue applications with the Rover Business Suite by Zumasys. Learn how Rover Business Suite maintains the integrity and functionality of your current PICK MultiValue applications while bringing them into the modern era.

Posted March 14, 2024

Rocket Software is enhancing the Rocket Product Documentation Portal, giving customers the ability to quickly find and understand the answers to their questions. Rocket Software, as it continues to improve the customer experience when accessing critical information, recently implemented three AI-based features to the Rocket Documentation Portal.

Posted March 14, 2024

The nominations period for the 2024 DBTA Readers' Choice Awards is now extended through March 15, 2024 - followed by actual voting on the products nominated by our readers. Votes can only be cast for nominated products, so be sure to make your nominations now!

Posted March 05, 2024

The past year saw AI go from a pipe dream to a reality. Businesses are rushing to do what they can to integrate automation into their systems and offer their own AI technology, leading to increased security, tapping into the cloud, and more. As 2024 begins, DBTA presents the annual MultiValue Special Report and asks MV executives to address several questions.

Posted February 08, 2024

RDM Infinity, one of the fastest-growing private companies in the Rocky Mountain region, announced that industry veteran Tim Rude will join its team of MultiValue developers to help attract emerging MV developer talent. "Tim doesn't just know MultiValue software—he helped bring it to where it is today," said Brandon Robinson, head geek at RDM Infinity. "He has years of hands-on, behind-the-scenes experience as one of the chief developers behind the most important tools in our industry. And our growing team will see the benefits." 

Posted February 08, 2024

Now you can submit nominations for the annual Database Trends and Applications Readers' Choice Awards, a competition in which the winning information management solutions, products, and services are selected by you, the users. The nominations period is open through March 6, 2024, followed by actual voting on the products nominated by our readers.

Posted February 07, 2024

Rocket Software is releasing jBASE 6.1.1, introducing new security features and more than 22 bug fixes. The Rocket jBASE solution is an object-oriented integrated database and application development environment designed for transactional and analytical database applications.

Posted January 24, 2024

Zumasys is introducing a new AI feature to its Rover ERP and Rover Business Suite (RBS), offering instant access to a specialized in-house expert, always ready to assist with a wide range of tasks. Rover AI is the new innovative AI assistant for Rover ERP and RBS. It acts as a personal expert, available at a moment's notice to answer questions, synthesize information, generate reports, and more.

Posted January 24, 2024

Data continues to grow and is poised to double in 2024. To help make the process of identifying useful products and services easier, each year, DBTA presents a list of Trend-Setting Products. Several MV leaders including Kore Technologies, Revelation Software, and Rocket Software continue to evolve and again top this list.

Posted January 11, 2024

BlueFinity's Evoke platform can help modernize MV applications with enriched features that offer several advantages to the MultiValue marketplace for application modernization and new app development. The platform is designed to empower organizations with MultiValue (and DB2, Oracle, or SQL Server) database systems to modernize and extend their applications in a highly efficient and cost-effective manner.

Posted January 11, 2024

Rocket Software is introducing innovative MultiValue video shorts focusing on transforming the way users acquire knowledge, enabling them to learn efficiently and effectively in bite-sized portions. "MultiValue Learning Video Shorts are concise, targeted videos designed to deliver specific information or skills in a concentrated format," said Jason Huggins, director, enablement and education for Rocket Software.

Posted December 20, 2023

Data continues to grow and is poised to double in 2024. To help make the process of identifying useful products and services easier, each year, DBTA presents a list of Trend-Setting Products. These products, platforms, and services range from long-established offerings that are evolving to meet the needs of their loyal constituents to breakthrough technologies that may only be in the early stages of adoption.

Posted December 06, 2023

Business intelligence and data analytics software enable insurance agencies to better their risk assessment and underwriting processes. Entrinsik's MV platform Informer offers a BI tool that can customize dashboards and pinpoint risks. By examining historical data and distinguishing risk indicators, agencies can accurately measure the risks associated with insuring a particular person or company.

Posted November 15, 2023

Entrinsik is announcing the launch of Informer AI, a game-changing solution that promises to revolutionize how users interact with Informer by leveraging artificial intelligence. According to the company, utilizing state-of-the-art artificial intelligence, Informer AI automates tasks, simplifies workflows, and offers real-time analytics and trend analysis.

Posted November 09, 2023

Zumasys is introducing Rover Pay, a unified payment processing service specifically designed with the needs of wholesale distributors in mind. Rover Pay leverages credit card processing technology to link each transaction to your payment processing network. This innovative solution not only saves money on monthly bills but streamlines the entire process, according to Zumasys.

Posted October 25, 2023

Rocket Software is on a mission to demonstrate that MultiValue products power the applications that support us all. A new Rocket Software infographic tells the story of a family's weekend "to do" list and how they interact with MV-based applications as they check off items on their list.

Posted October 25, 2023

The newest addition to Informer 5.8 is Templates and it represents a significant evolution in how users interact with and extract value from their data. With Templates, the process of transforming raw data into visually appealing and tailored outputs becomes effortless, according to Entrinsik.

Posted October 12, 2023

Rocket Software released the latest versions of UniVerse and the MultiValue Performance Experience (MVX: Performance) platforms. UniVerse 11.4.1 is focused on High Availability/Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) with enhancements and improvements to Replication. UniVerse Replication ensures business continuity to minimize the risk of downtime and data loss.

Posted September 27, 2023

Zumasys is examining ways to integrate AI into its Rover product suite, according to the latest blog post by Mike Wright, director of technology at Zumasys. AI will be making its mark in Rover ERP through the Rover Web Suite of Products and the Rover Business Suite. The heart of this integration is "Rover AI," a chatbot assistant. Once it's part of the system, users who have the required access can avail of this assistant directly within the Rover interface.

Posted September 27, 2023

Rocket Software recently created the "Doing More with MultiValue" podcast specifically for MultiValue enthusiasts seeking insights, advice, and inspiration. With seven episodes covering essential topics, this podcast promises to deliver a treasure trove of takeaways for businesses with MultiValue applications, according to Rocket Software.

Posted September 14, 2023

Entrinsik is releasing Informer 5.8, empowering users to create customized outputs while optimizing their workflows with two powerful new features: Templates and Letterheads. Templates are pixel-perfect output backed by data that can be seamlessly used in business workflows including Jobs. Letterheads are customized exports of datasets, ad hoc reports, and templates with brand identity, which includes watermarks, headers, footers.

Posted September 14, 2023

With the pandemic easing, a new normal has arrived, with several key technologies exploding on the scene—propelled by changes that occurred during COVID-19—hastening digital transformation as businesses shifted their digital strategies. MultiValue software vendors continue to address emerging challenges and opportunities that are affecting the IT landscape by frequently adding new features and integrations with other platforms and services, helping their loyal and committed customers to stay up-to-date with the latest technology trends.

Posted September 14, 2023

As the world slowly transitions to a post-covid landscape, organizations are looking at what the "new normal" is shaping up to be. To support organizations in navigating through new challenges and a rapidly evolving big data ecosystem, Big Data Quarterly presents 2023's "Big Data 75," a list of companies driving innovation and expanding what is possible in terms of collecting, storing, and extracting value from data.

Posted September 13, 2023

Rocket Software is releasing Rocket MV BASIC for Visual Studio Code (MVVS) v2.1.0, including a preview of the highly anticipated feature—Online Editing. In the latest MVVS v2.1.0 extension, the Online Editing feature takes center stage, enabling users to effortlessly view and edit program files either locally or remotely on a Rocket UniVerse or Rocket UniData server, according to the company.

Posted August 10, 2023

With more data than ever being created, making the right choices among the countless options for data management and analytics is a top priority for many organizations. To help organizations progress along their data-driven journeys, each year, DBTA presents the Readers' Choice Awards, which provide the opportunity to recognize companies whose products have been selected by the experts—our readers.

Posted August 09, 2023

RDM Infinity, a provider of MultiValue software solutions, announced that John Bramley will join its fast-growing team to extend and enhance the firm's custom programming practice. As the MultiValue Strategist at RDM, he will play a key role in building, training and managing a growing team of young MultiValue developers.

Posted July 26, 2023

According to PWC's "Future of Experience" survey, 73% of respondents view customer experience as an important factor in their purchasing decisions. Nevertheless, understanding the customer journey can be a difficult and lengthy process for many product developers. Outdated software, the lack of a customer-focused culture, and data silos all contribute to a negative experience.

Posted July 13, 2023