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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.9

Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System (MUMPS)
Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System (MUMPS) Standard or Specification

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Description: Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System (MUMPS), also known as M, is a programming language providing Atomic, Consistent, Isolated, and Durable (ACID) transaction processing. MUMPS contains a key-value database that enables access to disk storage using simple symbolic program variables and subscripted arrays. Database interaction is transparently built into the language and is accessed through variables, rather than queries or retrieval.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.1
Decision Date: 01/27/2020
Aliases: M
Introduced By: TRM Request
Standards Body: ISO
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (01/27/2020).