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Designing a DB

A Simple Guide to Database Design in MySQL

As the title says, this is an introduction to databases, their purpose and features. It deals with how to design and create a simple database in MySQL. Starting off with the concepts of…

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…

Big data

Databases in the Era of Cloud Computing and Big Data

We take a look at the directions in which databases are evolving, driven by the twin factors of the “Cloud” and “Big Data”. Let’s start with a quick look at cloud computing, and…

Pranav Pandya

A FOSS Lover’s Tryst with PostgreSQL

Pranav Pandya, a FOSS enthusiast and winner of the EnterpriseDB PostgreSQL contest, shares with us how he made use of PostgreSQL in projects to deliver customer satisfaction. Pranav Pandya, a software specialist, is…

SQL or No?

Up Close and Personal with NoSQL

Aimed at Web developers, DBAs, programmers, et al., this article covers the basic concepts about NoSQL databases, the different types and their features. When you think of choosing a database for your application…

Steve Shine, EVP, worldwide operations, Ingres Corporation

Ingres’ Steve Shine on the Database Company’s Business Model and Plans

Steve Shine, EVP, worldwide operations, Ingres Corporation, was in Delhi as part of his three-city tour of India. When we met with him, he was not only gung-ho about the prospects of open…

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