Welcome to the MultiValue Quick Start Tutorial!
Caché provides a native MultiValue environment. This environment includes the following:
MVBasic programming language
MultiValue Query Language
MultiValue Command Shell
These features are a standard part of Caché. Once a multivalue application is migrated to Caché, it has access to all of the Caché multivalue features, but it can also take advantage of all of the other features of Caché as well. These features include:
Web access through both Zen and Caché Server Pages (CSP).
Java and .NET access.
Caché tools such as Studio, the Terminal, and the Management Portal.
This tutorial provides a hands-on introduction to migrating an existing multivalue application to Caché and using several Caché multivalue and non-multivalue features with that application. Begin by completing the first two parts: Getting Started and Using SQL and ODBC. Complete the remaining parts of the tutorial in any order.
Getting Started provides an introduction to the basic multivalue features of Caché including the tools for migrating an existing multivalue application to Caché.
Using SQL and ODBC provides an introduction to accessing Caché multivalue data from SQL and ODBC. This section also discusses the process for preparing an imported multivalue application for use with Caché SQL and objects.
Using Zen provides an introduction to displaying and updating Caché multivalue data using the Zen web application framework.
Using Java provides an introduction to accessing Caché multivalue data and MVBasic routines from Java code.
Using .NET provides an introduction to accessing Caché multivalue data and MVBasic routines from .NET code.
Using Web Services provides an introduction to creating Web service clients and producers using MVBasic.
Using Caché Server Pages provides an introduction to accessing Caché multivalue data using MVBasic with the Caché Server Pages (CSP) web platform.
The example, demonstration, and exercise instructions throughout the tutorial assume that you have installed Caché using Minimal security.
For additional information and examples, read the MultiValue Features of Caché in the InterSystems Online Documentation.