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  • Abandoned MultiValue to SQL conversion - Oxford Health

    Stories about abandoned conversion projects from MultiValue database applications to SQL databases. These articles are about a conversion project that Oxford Health started.


  • UniVerse and UniData Hashed Files: Part 1

    The MultiValue Database and its descendants are noted for their flexibility in handling of data. This is a radical departure from traditional, fixed-length data records found in other SQL databases, and provides a very attractive environment for business applications. This flexible structure places demands on the underlying data storage mechanisms. To meet these demands, MultiValue databases use a hashed file structure. This series of articles will examine in depth the specifics of hashed files as implemented in the UniVerse and UniData environments.


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