"database" tag

Monitoring and Graphing Your Network With Cacti

Cacti, an open source network graphing application, utilises RRDTool, a data logging and graphing system for time series data. Read on to learn more about it. Cacti monitors both the incoming and the…

CodeSport

Over the next few columns, we will continue our discussion on data storage systems and look at how they are evolving to cater to the world of data-centric computing. Last month, we had…

Deploying a Ticket Request System with OTRS

In the current business scenario, customer management plays a major role in the success or failure of a company. Tracking issues and giving clients the necessary support and assistance in real time is…

“We primarily look for people with good programming skills”

As an online tutoring platform, TutorVista customises open source applications to mimic a classroom experience and maintain its database. G Ramasubramani, CTO, TutorVista, tells OSFY readers what skills the company looks for while…

PostgreSQL Clustering

Postgres-XC — A PostgreSQL Clustering Solution

What started with a simple relational database system, is expanding its horizons by developing new technology that satiates the ever-increasing need for more data storage, greater transaction throughput and higher availability. Using a…

Seems like things are finally automated in here

Automate Your Office Yourself with ProcessMaker, Part 2

In the first part of this series, we got an overview of ProcessMaker, and how to get started with it; how to set up processes and assign them to users. In this part,…

Comprehensive LAMP guide

The Comprehensive LAMP Guide — Part 2 (MySQL)

MySQL is the most widely used Relational Database Management System (RDBMS), and is the “M” in the LAMP stack. One of the main uses for MySQL is with Web applications. To avoid the…

The trio who cooked up their own edu video repository

NIT-C Students Use PostgreSQL to Design Their Own Video Repository

The students of NIT-C, who were one of the winners of the EnterpriseDB PostgreSQL contest, share with the LINUX For You team how they created an internal database of MIT and IIT video…

The Checklist

When Should I Consider an Open Source Database?

This article gives you facts, figures, and useful advice on when choosing an open source database makes good business sense. Read on! 2010 was a very good year for open source databases, with…

Manish Singh, senior Linux administrator, CNN-IBN

CNN-IBN’s Rocking Affair with PostgreSQL

Developers and companies that build or deploy software solutions for websites that have to be available 24/7 can rely on fool-proof open source database as a cost-effective alternative to proprietary enterprise database solutions….

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