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Ardent

(Ardent Software, Inc., Westboro, MA) A database vendor formed in 1998 as the merger of VMARK Software, Unidata and O2 Technology. Its products included the UniVerse and UniData databases and DataStage data warehouse utility. In 2000, Ardent was acquired by Informix, which later sold its database business to IBM and renamed itself Ascential Software Corporation, concentrating on asset management. See UniVerse, UniData, DataStage and VMARK.
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I don't want to pick on Howells, whom I read with respect, if not ardency.
Nicholas Sales as a late replacement in the title role was ardency itself and Aleksandra Kurzak as his betrothed had a voice of rare and awesome agility.
Such archconservative Christian rhetoric is problematic in the bleak light of our retrograde political landscape, but in 2008 with Edwards' "Personal Narrative" open beside me, and late April afternoon light beginning to draw back into itself, as a United States citizen I identify with his ardency of soul; when looking into his heart he "views [his] wickedness, and feels sunk down in [his] sins below hell itself; far beyond the sight of everything, but the eye of sovereign grace, that can pierce even down to such a depth.
Watson is used to the ardency of a derby game, his first ever league appearance came in the East Anglian derby playing for Norwich City against Ipswich Town on Boxing Day in 1980.
Although Don Jose is a bit of a thankless role, he has some beautiful music to sing, and David Pomeroy's fine tenor voice radiated the character's keening ardency.
Even so I still feel a paternal affection for these two callow younglings, if mainly for their ardency.
The ardency of the three young actors who play the principals' foolhardy former selves - Shawn Hatosy, Liam Waite and Kimberly Williams - helps make these sequences among the movie's most effective.
Not all of these are figures of emotion per se (such as figures of repetition), but in Poe's hands they often become devices of ardency.
Performed by Stott with great playfulness and ardency, these miniaturist pieces give evidence of Lecuona's technical proficiency as well as his unusually diverse (particularly for his time) musical parlance, a fusion of Cuban, African, classical, Spanish and African-American traditions.