View Full Version : Visual Numerics Announces PV-WAVE 8.51a

Marketing Team
04-21-2006, 01:46 PM
I am pleased to announce the availability of PV-WAVE 8.51a. The new release is available for download from the web site as either a complete download (http://www.vni.com/products/wave/pvwave/download.html) or a patch (http://www.vni.com/products/wave/pvwave/patches.html) for existing PV-WAVE 8.51 users. The new features for PV-WAVE 8.51a are:
1. Support for Intel EM64T (Xeon) with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0. This version of PV-WAVE is built on an AMD Opteron system with RHEL 3.0 and fully tested on the Intel EM64T.

2. New ODBC functions
ODBC_DRIVER_CONNECT This function is an alternative to the ODBC_CONNECT function. It supports data sources that require more connection information. See Tips file for documentation.
ODBC_BIND_PARAMS Binds PV-WAVE variables to parameter markers in an SQL statement. See Tips file for documentation.

3. New Mapping function
MAP_LAND For each map pixel, identify longitude, latitude, and cover type

4. The length limit for PV-WAVE variables was increased from 31 to 254 characters

5. New keyword Ulim for standard library function BLOB.

6. NCHSK was promoted to the standard library

7. Greatly improved WHEREIN performance