"databases" tag
openshift

OpenShift: A Multiple Award-winning PaaS Tool

Platform as a Service (PaaS) has come to stay as a developer tool, as it allows users to concentrate on the app rather than be involved with the platform. OpenShift, developed by Red…

apache cassandra

An Overview of Apache Cassandra

This article explores Apache Cassandra, an open source distributed database management system that is capable of handling large amounts of data across many servers with high availability and no single point of failure….

OSDB

An Overview of Open Source Databases

Every organisation keeps data. Over the last 50 years, electronic record-keeping, powered by Codd’s relational model, has become the foundation of the modern data driven business. Making decisions or defining strategies requires analysis…

couch python

Interfacing CouchDB with Python

Apache CouchDB is a database that is focused on ease of use. It can be interfaced with the versatile Python programming language, as shown in this tutorial. Apache CouchDB is a popular open…

Let’s WAMP Up!

Close on the heels of the LAMP development platform is WAMP. Read on to learn the right steps to install and set it up. This article also outlines a few of the typical…

Here’s How You Can Choose the Right Database For Your Business!

Choosing a database is a long term decision and altering that decision later can be a difficult and expensive proposition. So, IT managers need to get it right the first time around. Choosing…

Going Virtual With OpenVZ

This article is an introduction to OpenVZ, an open source container-based virtualisation solution for Linux. In computing, virtualisation is the creation of a virtual version of a hardware platform, operating system, storage or…

Time to schedule your backups properly

BackWPup: The All-in-one WordPress Files and DB Backup Utility

Your Web server is somehow nuked — could be anything from an attack to a silly mistake from the webmaster. Maybe the only way to get back on track is to restore the…

Dealing with post revisions in WordPress Database

Dealing with WordPress Post Revisions

Did you know WordPress, like a good boy, saves all post/page revisions in your DB — by default — for those just-in-case situations where you might need to revert to an old version?…

It's so big!

Impact of Big Data on Enterprise Integration

This article explains the new challenges in enterprise integration caused by the advent of big data, and presents some approaches to overcome them. Big data is the latest buzz-word in the industry. At…

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