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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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In attending the elections, too, and taking part in them, he tried now not to judge, not to fall foul of them, but to comprehend as fully as he could the question which was so earnestly and ardently absorbing honest and excellent men whom he respected.
Seizing in his arms the friend so long and ardently desired, Dantes almost carried him towards the window, in order to obtain a better view of his features by the aid of the imperfect light that struggled through the grating.
Dantes gazed on the man who could thus philosophically resign hopes so long and ardently nourished with an astonishment mingled with admiration.
I ardently echoed, giving her my hand to make it a vow.
From my childhood, I have been familiar with letters; and as I was given to believe that by their help a clear and certain knowledge of all that is useful in life might be acquired, I was ardently desirous of instruction.
When this crisis was past, when Milady appeared to have resumed her self-possession, which she had never lost; when Felton had seen her recover with the veil of chastity those treasures of love which were only concealed from him to make him desire them the more ardently, he said, "Ah, now
How ardently, how convulsively I would seem to be embracing my mother
You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.
I am proud to note that AXA Philippines, through the launch of our shared services center, will help boost the domestic economy and take part even more ardently in nation-building,' said Rahul Hora, president and CEO of AXA Philippines.
After him there is obviously (New Zealand fly-half ) Beauden Barrett, but Owen is someone who I ardently follow.
She made headlines in 2014 for a Facebook post ardently supporting her country's military offensive against Gaza that year.
Demonstrating impressive moral courage and integrity, they refuse to condone a historical revisionism with echoes of Holocaust denial that aims to rehabilitate the Ustasha, a Croatian fascist movement led by the nationalist dictator Ante PaveliA that aggressively and ardently murdered hundreds of thousands of Serbs and tens of thousands of Jews during World War II.