During the Oracle OpenWorld2010, Larry Ellison’s has announced the availability of the MySQL 5.5 Release Candidate. MySQL is the most open source Database used in the world and released under the GNU/GPL license. The RC comes with interesting improvements on Windows and Linux platform. Excellent performance on multi-CPU, crash recovery, support for ACID transitions and InnnoDB as the default storage engine.
Read more what’s new in MySQL 5.5 or download Community Server.
Sun and Oracle today announced a definitive agreement for Oracle to acquire Sun for $9.50 per share in cash. The Sun Board of Directors has unanimously approved the transaction. It is anticipated to close this summer.
The acquisition combines best-in-class enterprise software and mission-critical computing systems. Oracle plans to engineer and deliver an integrated system—applications to disk—where all the pieces fit and work together so customers do not have to do it themselves. Customers benefit as their system integration costs go down while system performance, reliability and security go up.
SimilarWeb allows you use the extension interface for both browsing and voting instead of being limited to a web-based directory. Once you have the extension installed, using it is as simple as clicking on the SW icon beside the address bar. You can rearrange the suggested order of sites, submit new sites, and vote a suggested site up or down based on relevance.
Was really hard filling the database of my project with data to test it. I lose around 3 hours to type a lot of information’s to fill the tables. Generatedata.com is a great website to generate a lot of data to populate your tables. Result type can be in HTML, Excel, XML, CSV or SQL. You can specify and the number of results that you want. For me is to late now but if you are in the same situation go and get as data as you need.
MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) and most of web databases are based on MySQL with more than 11 million installations. The program runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. To administer MySQL databases one can use the included command-line tool (commands:
In the alternative to use command-line, a great tool to administrate the database is SQL Buddy open source MIT-style license. No installation script is necessary, just unziping the files to the server and the next step is logging in. In few steps you can make a full back-up to your site and also the function import is implemented. Supported by the most used web browser you can download SQL Buddy from here
Again with WordPress and for this time with some nice plug-ins to manage our downloads in the blog.
The fist plug-in that I want to speak is Download Monitor by Mike Jolley. Download Monitor is a plugin for uploading and managing downloads, tracking download hits, and displaying links.