Category: Databasted

Discovered at WordCamp 2015 TO: Duplicator Plugin

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During the WordCamp session on Saturday about Systematic Holistic Speed by Paul Bearne, the question of website back-up and migration arose. Ye editor mentioned that Backup Buddy was  a premium but very  good backup and website migration tool. But another…

Discovered at WordCamp 2015 TO: WP-Optimize Plugin

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During Jessica Gardners talk , WordPress Development for Non-Developers: An Introductory Tour Under the Hood, the discussion turned on how to clean the various database tables associated with a WordPress site. Mary Ann Shew, who had just delivered the lecture…

3 Upcoming WordPress Breakthroughs

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WordPress has become the most popular CMS in the World – dominating its rivals with 23% marketshare for all websites in the World. In contrast, Joomla at 2% and Drupal at 2% are far behind. As seen in software and…

Replacing Adobe Dreamweaver

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This reviewer has been a Dreamweaver user since its early appearance as a Macromedia program over 15 years ago. Dreamweaver was the first IDE for HTML+CSS+Javascript with a unique Visual + Code view of a developing web page file. It also…

Web Design SaaS: Wufoo Form Processing

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Previously we covered some of the trade-offs with using Web Design SaaS tools. The major trade-off is that SaaS tool runs online and therefore always have the latest and greatest version of their tools for use. They also store on…

Free Online Web Testgrounds

Over the past year, three online Web testing “playgrounds” have emerged which can be quite useful to WordPress and Web developers alike. All three allow users to register and then save their work for later review at no cost. Here…

SQLFiddle:Demo and Testing for SQL Databases

Previously, JSFiddle was featured here as a very handy JavaScript demo and testing environ on the Web. I use it when I don’t have my own machine but want to test out a Web Page that has JavaScript code. Well…

DBMS Directions

There is a whole class of new database development that refines the classic Relational database models. Think NoSQL and NewSQL. Here is a paper by Daniel Abadi who is responsible for some of the better NoSQL implementations and has influenced the NewSQL…

The OS Mess

The primary reason ye Editor is NOT an admirer of Apple and Steve Jobs is his relentless drive to establish a monopoly equal to or greater than Bill Gates’ Microsoft. Steve is out to prove that 30 years ago, he…

Java + LAMP Hosting:Stallmanned

I just finished an all day seminar on BIRT the partially Open Source report writing package available from Actuate[the Core is open, the extended services are closed and the two packages are, according to Actuate people, moving in different directions…

WordPress is Best Overall CMS of 2009

Okay, I will admit a bias toward WordPress because I have been using it on 5 of my own blogs and dozens of other projects. But I use Drupal, Joomla. Gallery, PHPBB and Coppermine too. No one CMS is clearly…

PostgreSQL: Signs of Maturity

Over the past few years, PostgreSQL has caught my attention for spatial processing features, suggestions of enterprise level performance plus features and other virtues. But I have stayed away because PostgreSQL installations were problematic and the Administration features suspect. Well…

Google Chrome OS: Pivotal Player

Google will have not one but two OS available for Netbooks and PCs by this time next year. Google Android has already been adopted for smartphones and  is also being used on a number of Netbooks for introduction this Fall.…

IBM Stream Computing

Just two weeks ago, our report on Semi-Structured data processing had a major gap – no real IBM presence. True enough, the IBM/Cognos, IBM FileNet and other IBM BI offerings certainly dealt with some aspects of semi-structured data ,particularly FileNet’s…

Semi-Structured Data; Some New Servers

The big trend in database is the effort to  XML-ize Semi- structured data. This is like a big SOAP project in both senses of the Word. Many of the control structures and procedural setting borrow from SOAP. But  it is…

Oracle:Left Coast Big Blue

I thought of titling this posting as “Sam P. ? Is that  a Sunny Yolk on  You?”  – but I didn’t. Instead I would like to ask Barrons to reconsider elevating Sam P. to the exhalted ranks of Best of…

Sun Shines on IBM

The Sun shines on IBM if Armonk decides to go ahead with the rumored purchase of Sun Microsystems   because Sun fills so many serious gaps at IBM. In fact I was just about  to do an article which would cite…

RazorSQL – A Missed Opportunity

RazorSQL is an example of an opportunity missed. This is a general database query, display and editing program that runs in Linux, Mac, Solaris, and Windows. It reads a wide range of  databases from DB2 thru MySQL to SQLite –…