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Ladybridge release QM 3.4-12

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Release Date: Monday, June 4, 2018

The installer and the CREATE.ACCOUNT and UPDATE.ACCOUNT commands now look for an optional NEWVOC.MODS file and, if found, copy its content to the VOC file of the account being updated. This allows creation of a site specific set of items that should be in the VOC of all accounts.

The SET.QUEUE command now has an option to delete a form queue definition.

Use of terminal type MSVT in a Windows QMConsole session enables use of the Microsoft Virtual Terminal control codes on versions of Windows that support this feature.

The data encryption operations now support an additional set of algorithms that use a random initialisation vector instead of a fixed value. This is available via three new algorithm names when setting file or record level encryption and by a new QMBasic QMEncryptx() function which also has equivalents in the QMClient API.

There is a significant improvement in performance when using the query processor to produce reports with a very large number of values in a field.

The QMBasic @BUILD.TIME constant returns the date/time epoch value at which the program in which it appears was compiled.

The QMBasic CONVERT() function normally adopts the argument order used by Information style products. The PICK.CONVERT setting of the $MODE compiler directive can be used to select the argument order used by Pick style products.

The QMBasic GETLOCKS() function returns information about file and record locks.

The QMBasic MATSTR() function provides a simple way to convert a two dimensional matrix to a dynamic array.

The QMBasic REGEX() function matches a string against a regular expression. This function is currently not available on Windows.

A new command line option, -status, has been introduced to show the QM version, start time and current process counts.

The QMClient excryption functions now have wide character (Unicode) versions.


    

 

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About Ladybridge Systems Ltd

Ladybridge Systems was founded in 1992 by former Prime Computer personnel and is headquartered in Hardingstone, Northampton, England. The primary activity of the company is the OpenQM multivalue database for which Zumasys were appointed as worldwide sales and marketing partner in January 2015. Ladybridge Systems also provide training, consultancy, development, and maintenance services to MultiValue databases in the UK and worldwide. Ladybridge Systems remains a small privately owned company, offering a personal level of service to clients around the world.

For more information, visit http:/​/​www.ladybridge.com

About OpenQM

Effective 1/1/15 Zumasys is the Worldwide Distributor for OpenQM. Users with licenses issued prior to 1/1/15 should visit the Ladybridge website.

OpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning database with an extremely efficient footprint. At less than half the price of comparable databases, OpenQM comes bundled with AccuTerm and provides incredible value for MultiValue resellers and end users alike. Auto-sizing of database files, object oriented programming, class and exception handling, simplified web development and more can be yours with a move to OpenQM.

Why OpenQM

OpenQM has long sought to revolutionize the MultiValue industry, taking MultiValue to new heights of performance and expectation. OpenQM support and maintenance is now available for the first time directly from Zumasys, one of the largest development and engineering teams in the MultiValue market. With technical support engineers located across the United States and England, you'll always be able to reach someone who knows the importance of keeping your MultiValue application up and running.

Their software developers, technical support engineers, infrastructure experts, and cloud engineers will work with you to support, protect, and modernize your OpenQM database-whether on site or in the cloud. Their cloud platform is optimized for MultiValue database applications using industry-leading technologies from VMware, NetApp, and Cisco, and housed in the world's most secure data center, The SuperNAP, managed by expert engineers who understand your business. They take care of everything including backups, system administration, and monitoring so you can focus resources on your core business while maintaining complete control of your data and applications.

OpenQM In The Cloud

The Zumasys cloud platform has been optimized with Flash memory at multiple tiers to address the disk I/O requirements of OpenQM and other MultiValue databases. If you're interested in leveraging the efficiency, security, and performance of MultiValue in the cloud, Zumasys can help.

Since 2006, Zumasys has provided enterprise-class cloud hosting for Oracle, SQL and Pick MultiValue applications. They have the depth and experience to keep your systems running. Visit www.zumasys.com/cloud for more information on their architecture, monitoring and customer references.

OpenQM At A Glance

OpenQM began in 1993 as an embedded database from Ladybridge Systems. It was released in its own right in mid-2001 on Windows systems and extended to Linux in 2003 and FreeBSD in 2004. In 2015, OpenQM announced a partnership with Zumasys to provide worldwide distribution, to create a comprehensive telephone support/maintenance program and to multi-tenant OpenQM on the Zumasys Cloud. This allows customers to quickly provision OpenQM servers in the cloud and benefit from a convenient, affordable monthly fee for the database, operating system and underlying infrastructure.

Zumasys helps companies of every size transition their infrastructure and applications to the cloud. With Zumasys cloud services, customers can easily access the latest software and hardware technologies over the Web, allowing them to focus on growing their core business instead of managing their IT infrastructures. Zumasys delivers personalized service, integrated disaster recovery and the confidence companies need to outsource the hosting of all their databases including SQL, Oracle and Pick MultiValue systems.

For OpenQM inquiries please visit: http://www.openqm-zumasys.com/ Users with licenses issued before 1/1/15 please visit: www.ladybridge.com

For more information, visit http:/​/​www.openqm.com

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