Major Changes Coming From Actian Regarding PSQL/Zen Product Lines
Please note that ALL outstanding quotes for Actian Zen/PSQL are valid through Friday, April 12 ONLY. New pricing is expected to take effect on April 15, which is explained in more detail here. If you are planning on ordering ANY product, please get your order placed as soon as possible. As Actian did not provide us with enough time to update our shopping site web server, we are taking that system off-line to prevent taking orders that Actian will not fulfill. Please expect order fulfillment to take 12-48 hours, with orders being placed on Friday likely to take several days, depending on total volume. Stand by for more details, coming soon in our next Meteor newsletter.

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Advanced Data File Recovery for Pervasive.SQL

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Course Developer: Goldstar Software Inc.

Level: Very Advanced

Length: 1 Day

Course Materials: 100+ page, color, printed manual with CDROM (available separately for $500)

Course Objectives: This advanced course was designed by Goldstar Software to target the advanced areas in data file recovery which are not covered by the normal PSQL/Zen Service & Support class. The target audience includes developers or users who have had to recover from data file corruption, or anyone who desires a more in-depth explanation of the Btrieve database file.

An outline of the course includes:

  • Review of Btrieve Data File Concepts
  • Pages - FCR, PAT, Data, Index, Variable, VAT
  • Details in the File Control Record (FCR)
  • Use of Page Allocation Tables (PATs)
  • Implementation Details of Internal Pointers (5.x, 6.x, 7.x)
  • Automating PAT Lookup
  • BUTIL, Maintenance Utility
  • DataSave
  • PATFix
  • Breaker and Maker Utilities
  • Pointer Translation with Broken Files
  • Hexadecimal Editors
  • Manual Data File Recovery

Course Prerequisites: Student should have an understanding of Btrieve files and applications in general. Knowledge of ASCII and hexadecimal numbering formats is helpful (or you will learn it in class).

Goldstar Software strongly urges anyone taking this Advanced session to also take the PSQL/Zen Service & Support sessions, since this class provides a core foundation of knowledge for the advanced session.

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