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IBM sets DB2 database free: This slipped under the radar about a week ago: there’s now a free version of DB2. DB2 Express-C is the same database as IBM’s commercial offerings but the company places limits on what kind of hardware it can run on. It can be deployed on systems with two processor cores [...]
Oracle Buying Open Source Companies?: Some good commentary about Oracle’s aquisition spree. We’ve talked before about how Oracle is seriously trying to screw MySQL. How much damage would they do if they just went and bought Zend? All of these moves prompt one question, will Oracle start to play hard ball with these companies other [...]
How IBM Conned My Execs Out Of Millions: A classic story of a consulting nightmare. These folks hired IBM to come in and create a “knowledge management portal.” Hillarity ensued. We had expected IBM to stay for about three months, which all by itself would have blown our budget, given their $325/hr bill rate. But [...]
PostgreSQL 8: Inheritance: Joseph Scott — a champion of PostgreSQL — pointed this little feature out in a comment to my post on the relational data model. It’s a method in PostgreSQL of subclassing tables. You can create a table that would have a one-to-one relationship with a “parent” table if the relationship was done [...]
Create ASP code for your database with ASPRunner: This is pretty good software. I downloaded the demo, walked through the wizard, and within 3 minutes (from download to finished interface) I had a complete set of pages to view, edit, add, print, search, and export a database table on my SQL Server. Of course, I’m [...]
Mad About Colors: Don Park has a post about color picker products and he links to two great ones: Color Wheel Pro and ColorImpact. I’m utterly brain dead when it comes to colors. I got the colors for this site off EasyRGB and even that was painful.