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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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And she would carry out the purpose with which she had started in the morning, of going to Freshitt and Tipton to tell Sir James and her uncle all that she wished them to know about Lydgate, whose married loneliness under his trial now presented itself to her with new significance, and made her more ardent in readiness to be his champion.
I will not lead you on, unguarded and ardent as I then was, to your destruction and infallible misery.
Last Christmas I was a bride, with a heart overflowing with present bliss, and full of ardent hopes for the future, though not unmingled with foreboding fears.
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The Canadian Armed Forces is sending 150 members to participate in this years edition of Exercise ARDENT DEFENDER, which will be hosted at 8 Wing, Trenton, from September 11 to 30, 2016.
ConAgra Foods and Cargill have announced that their proposed joint venture flour milling company, Ardent Mills, plans to establish its headquarters in the Denver metropolitan area, contingent upon final application and approval of state and local incentives.
amp; MINNEAPOLIS -- ConAgra Foods, Cargill and CHS announced today a definitive agreement to combine their North American flour milling businesses to form Ardent Mills, a new flour milling company that will serve customers in the baking and food industries.
The letter of supply allows Namtek to sell Ardent solutions via their own GSA Schedule contract.
The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command s (SDDC) 834th Transportation Battalion demonstrated its logistics capability at Selfridge Air National Guard Base May 10 and 11, while partnering with the Air Force in a first-ever Joint Assessment Team (JAT) supporting the new Joint Task Force--Port Opening (JTF-PO) mission during Ardent Sentry 06.
Ron Bailey's look at nanotechnology ("The Smaller the Better" December) takes both its most ardent cheerleaders and its most ardent opponents a bit too seriously.