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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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Sometimes half a dozen rhythms would be swinging simultaneously, each rhythm backed by a group that strove ardently to drown out the other rhythms.
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.
"We'll see it out!" 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."
appealing ardently for the donation of the skins also told people about disposing off properly such animal waste?
The 87-year old caught everyone's eyes when she was seen ardently cheering for the Indian team when the team was batting against Bangladesh during their World Cup on Tuesday.
Still, he reminded Honasan that of particular interest to lawmakers and the general public is the delayed rollout of the touted free public Wi-Fi hotspots that he and other senators 'ardently supported.'