Pick operating systemPick
is an operating system
based around a rather unique database system
The system was originally programmed in PICK BASIC, and later a programming language called
It was originally a standalone operating system for minicomputers, but later became
a database system/programming language/emulation environment running under Unix
or Windows NT
Pick was supplied on hardware sold by companies such as by McDonnell-Douglas Information Systems and on the "Reality" range from Microdata (AKA C.M.C.) amongst others.
Pick was considered by many who used it to be years ahead of its competitors due to its highly functional database.
The Temenos Banking System Globus was originally built on this platform.