Sometimes called the fifth NoSQL database technology, the MultiValue database dates back to the mid-1960s, with Don Nelson and Dick Pick widely credited as the founding fathers of the technology. Also referred to as Pick or MultiDimensional, a key advantage of MultiValue, is the database structure’s use of attributes that can have multiple values, rather than one single value as with relational technology.
Against the forceful tide of popularity of relational database management systems, MultiValue database technology has maintained a strong following of loyal supporters. The technology is No
SQL database technology continues to have strong advocates and is entrenched in many industry verticals, including retail, travel industry, oil & gas, healthcare, government, banking, and education with mission-critical MV applications highly customized.
MultiValue software vendors continue to address emerging challenges and opportunities shaping the IT landscape, adding features such as support for 64 bit computing, cloud enbablement, mobile access, and integration with other enterprise systems such as SQL and NoSQL database management systems.
HERE ARE THE WINNERS OF THE 2015 DBTA READERS' CHOICE AWARDS FOR BEST MULTIVALUE DATABASE