New Product Announcement: THRIFTLY.IO

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 18, 2016 5:55:00 PM / by Riaz Merchant posted in APIs, News

It gives me great pleasure to bring you an innovative new product from Mertech that will enable software developers to move to a SaaS model quickly and open doors to new business. We call this new offering:

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New Flex2SQL 14.1 Build Adds Support for MS SQL Server 2016

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 23, 2016 5:25:00 PM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in DataFlex, News

Flex2SQL Build 14.1.7263.0 is now available for download. This in-line build adds support for MS SQL Server 2016. Since this is a SQL Server major upgrade, users will require a new update license code to access the database.

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Flex2Crystal 3.0 Released - Adds Support for Web Applications and Crystal Reports 2016

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 23, 2016 5:22:00 PM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in Crystal Reports

Flex2Crystal 3.0 has been released and is now available for download. Flex2Crystal 3.0 adds a number of new features including support for using your Crystal Reports in DataFlex web applications and automatic verification.

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Campfire #15: Using the Latest Crystal Reports in Web Applications [Webinar 60min]

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 23, 2016 7:18:00 PM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in Webinars

In this webinar, Mertech introduced a great new feature in the latest version of Flex2Crystal which will take your web development to a new level!


Flex2Crystal, when used in conjunction with Evolution, now lets you return reports in any format directly to the browser without having to first write the files out to some location on the server. We will show you how you can use this new feature to serve a report to the user in multiple formats at the same time, without re-rerunning the report.

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Software Industry Veteran Joins Mertech as Strategic Advisor

[fa icon="calendar'] May 19, 2016 12:02:00 PM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in News

Gilbert Van Cutsem brings a wealth of strategic product management software experience to Mertech

Pembroke Pines, FL 

Mertech, a leading provider of specialty database middleware products and application modernization services, is pleased to announce that Mr. Gilbert Van Cutsem will be joining the company as Strategic Advisor.

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Troubleshooting Migration Utility Initialization Errors

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 22, 2016 2:01:00 PM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in Btrieve

Sometimes an error occurs (Error loading driver! in the screenshot below) when you select the target server in the BTR2SQL Migration Utility Login dialog box or the Migration Utility closes unexpectedly.

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Campfire #14: Database Encryption [Webinar 63min]

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 21, 2016 12:59:00 PM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in Webinars

Protecting corporate data is very high on the priority list for IT professionals. Not a day goes by without news of data being stolen by hackers.


What can you do to protect your data?

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Troubleshooting the lock plugin for MySQL

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 23, 2016 8:17:00 AM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in Btrieve

Mertech developed a MySQL plugin dll with a set of functions used at runtime to support record locking outside of a transaction. This dll must be installed on the MySQL server and the lock functions must be registered before the application can run properly. Guidelines for troubleshooting installation problems with the plugin are listed below.

NOTE: A more detailed explanation and a description of the mds_app_lock.ini file and lock functions can be found in the BTR2SQL User's Guide.

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Mertech to Present at DeveloperWeek 2016 in San Francisco

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 3, 2016 11:00:00 AM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in APIs, News

The constantly changing technology landscape forces companies to make absolute choices about technology adoption. The shift from Windows to open source technology is in full gear. Thriftly.io bridges the gap between the old and the new, between Windows and the open-source world. We’ll show you how to use our Thrift-based server technology to breathe new life into your legacy Windows application by facilitating cross-language development.

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How do I know if I am using the Pervasive or Mertech Btrieve dll?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 21, 2016 1:10:00 PM / by Mertech Data Systems, Inc. posted in Btrieve

As one of the last steps in the migration process, you substitute the Pervasive Btrieve runtime dll (wbtrv32.dll or later version called w3btrv7.dll) with the Mertech runtime dll of the same name. The Mertech runtime dll codes the standard Btrieve operations so that they will work with the new SQL backend.

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