MV professionals, vendors, and end-users exchange information in UserGroups and in online forums.
- comp.databases.pick newsgroup is the grandaddy of them all
- CDP is now dead, archive prior to 2012 is useful, afterward it's complete abuse.
- Disregard anything there from 2012 forward. Consider CDP as read-only.
- MVDBMS forum New (12/2011) community group for all Pick-based platforms (CDP replacement)
- Internet message boards such as http://www.dbforums.com.
- Website and Email forums on the U2 Users Group site: http://u2ug.org
- Caché forum http://groups.google.com/group/InterSystems-MV
- http://forums.tigerlogic.com (D3, mvBase, mvEnterprise, etc)
- http://groups.google.com/group/jBASE (T24/Globus)
- http://groups.google.com/group/OpenQM (Commercial QM)
- http://groups.google.com/group/openqm-opensource (OpenQM FLOSS)
- LinkedIn groups:
- SB/XA Wiki
Product- and vendor-specific forums have also been formed:
- http://www.asent.com/forum/ (AccuTerm)
Facebook communities are not listed here yet. Send Facebook references to TonyG.
Twitter links have been added here. People and companies "tweet" frequently on Pick-related matters and this has become a "community" of it's own. Send @ references to TonyG. To broadcast a message to anyone interested in MV/Pick, the #multivalue hash tag is commonly used.
Some Twitter users:
Some forums break discussions between technical and social. Some are moderated, others are not. Each forum has a unique personality of its own. Some are more adverse to advertising then others.
The community also includes some Blogs.
If you are searching the community for work, or someone to do development, see the Employment page.
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