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DB2 Leader Joins Ants In Database March

If the reports can be believed, former IBM DB2 leader Don Haderle may be advising the next challenger to Oracle, Microsoft, and even IBM.

India Helps Oracle Spin Database Profits

A strong third quarter from Oracle’s Asia Pacific unit returned an 8 percent increase in total revenues from the same period for the last fiscal year.

McObject Releases Database Combo

Data management company McObject (I’m storin’ it!) has a new embedded systems tool combo. The new version of eXtremeDB in-memory embedded database comes with Accelerated Technology’s Nucleus real-time operating system (RTOS), a side and a drink. Okay, no side and drink.

Oracle Produces Oracle SQL Developer

The kids out in Redwood Shores announced a new product called SQL developer, known previously as Project Raptor. The product is a free database development tool designed for use by Oracle Database developers.

Oracles Free Database: 10g XE
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Database monster Oracle popped out a new child yesterday in the form of their Oracle Database 10g Express Edition (XE). The nifty thing about XE is it’s free and is considered a starter edition.

Oracle Buys Berkeley DB, Sleepycat Software

Wow, the rumors were true. Oracle is snapping up Open Source Database companies now.

Cache Your Data: JDBC vs. ADO.NET
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Most applications use some means of storing data whether it be a flat or XML file, an object-based database, or a relational database any one of which can be designed to fit your application needs.

10 Steps to the Oracle 10g Exams
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Preparing and passing an Oracle 10g exam is a great achievement. The right steps and the proper resources are the keys.

Understanding SQL Web Hosting

Before understanding the concept of SQL web hosting, it’s necessary to have a basic grasp on what SQL is, and also how web hosting works.

Dude, A New Dell Database

Dell announced the release of a comprehensive database featuring its quad-socket PowerEdge servers with new Intel Xeon dual-core technology and the new Microsoft SQL Server database. The package is intended to simplify migration to Microsoft SQL Server database and business-critical data center operations.

ERP System of the future: Database, Business Logic and Interface
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We will base our prognosis on our Microsoft Business Solutions ERP consulting practice: Microsoft Great Plains, Navision, Axapta, MS CRM.

How Long Is That Tail Again?

Jim Lanzone from Ask Jeeves gave some interesting data about feed subscribers at this week’s Web 2.0 conference.

Oracle Innobase Purchase Impacts MySQL
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As reported in several sources Oracle has acquired Innobase Oy for an undisclosed sum of money.

How to Use SQLXML to Retrieve Data From SQL Server Database?

Using SQL Server 2000 and above versions you can retrieve data from SQL Server in XML format directly from the database.

New Database Packs From Sun/Oracle Resellers

Sun Microsystems and Oracle have announced the availability of new Database Packs from Sun/Oracle joint resellers.

How to Save an Image in a SQL Server Database?
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Most web applications have a lot of images used in them. These images are usually stored in a web server folder and they are accessed by giving the relative path to the file with respect to the root folder of the website.

Moving A SQL Server Database
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A database move can be done a couple different ways, but when the database is updated frequently and the move needs to be completed with minimal downtime and no data loss, it is best to move it by detaching and then reattaching the database on the new server. The database will be offline during the move but it is better to have it offline than to miss transactions when backing up and then restoring the database on the new server.

Oracle 10G Development & Design: Heterogeneous Database Access

Oracle 10G Development: Access from Oracle to Heterogeneous Data on Microsoft CRM database example.

US Defense Dept. Has Student Database In The Works

Your big brother gets taller by the minute. Yesterday the Department of Defense was seen holding hands with BeNow Inc., a Massachusetts marketing firm, has they began compiling a database to keep track of all American highs school and college students.

Daffodil DB: Web Database

What is a Web Database? A web database is a database for the internet. You can get access to your data via the internet from anywhere in the world. Or, you can create a database driven website by using such databases. A web database stores large amount of information in an organized format that is easily accessible from scripting languages (like PHP).

How to Attain SQL Server High Availability

You may find it hard to believe, but it is possible to maintain SQL Server high availability and not spend a fortune. In fact, you can spend a fortune and still not get SQL Server high availability. Sound like a paradox? Not really. SQL Server high availability is not a direct function of how much you spend. Instead, high availability is more about what you do right and what you do wrong.