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  • Cassandra logo
    Learn about the best NoSQL database
    Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 is Cassandra Day. That day, experienced and new Cassandra users will be meeting at the Pearson Education building on 2154 E Commons Ave #400, Centennial, CO 80122. The event takes place from 9:30am to 5pm. The event is...
  • SQL Server
    Advantages of SQL Server Hosting
    Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system used to serve data requested by other local or remote programs. Numerous editions are available with various services included such as: Replication Services, Service Broker, Analysis...
  • Drug monitoring service now available
    Drug monitoring service now available
    Many who suffer from a chronic disease take one or more medications on a regular basis. Not uncommonly, these drugs can interact with each other or over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Many patients are under the care of more than one physician and...
  • UCLA researchers deem chronic pain a brain disease
    UCLA researchers deem chronic pain a brain disease
    Chronic pain has been reported to be the most costly health problem in United States. Increased medical expenses, lost income, lost productivity, compensation payments, and legal charges are some of the negative economic consequences of chronic...
  • Prerequisite for right answers...
    Data vs. Database - Semantics or Evasion?
    Data vs. Database – Semantics or EvasionMillions of Americans, apparently all subject to intrusive government/state monitoring that does not really exist because we are officially told it does not, watched the recent committee hearings on C...
  • Building a basic database (part 2)
    Building a basic database (part 2)
    As we continue with part two of the building a basic database, the fundamental procedure to complete this task involves three vital parts: connection to a MySQL server, choosing a database and utilizing the SQL language to maintain a database by...
  • Building a basic database (part1)
    Building a basic database (part 1)
    Data, the most important element of everyday programming, is used in a database management system to create a database, store information and retrieve information. The Structured Query Language (SQL) is a vital part of the WAMPSERVER is the MySQL...
  •  2013 SXSW
    Big brother lives inBloom
    Earlier this month in Austin Texas SXSW edu held a conference and festival for the first public demonstration of the inBloom-enabled technologies. The conference is a way for school administrators to go to the Austin SXSW hipster festival of music...
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    2013 ChessBase Mega Database now Available
    It seems ChessBase has once again outdone itself when it comes to excellence in databases. They have just released a new Mega Database which, according to their article, contains “...virtually all games which have ever been played and...
  • Government databases with your personal info are up for surveillance
    Government databases with your personal info are up for surveillance
    In the approximately one month old Newsy Grab Media video (attached) the topic of the cost of counterterrorism is explored. That cost is estimated in the neighborhood of ~ $3.3 trillion (that's with a "T"). Now your personal privacy...
  • Republican canvassers
    Why the Republicans lost
    It has now been almost a week since the Republicans blew their best chance of a blow out election since Ronald Regan over Jimmy Carter. The signs of a big win were everywhere. The country just like in 1980 seemed to be fed up with incompetence....
  • Riak
    Riak wants to help database users eliminate disasters from happening
    Most demo's you watch at Philly Tech Meetup usually consist of a presenter showing a PowerPoint presentation or a website demo. But on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 Tom Santero of Basho attempted to do something he had never done before: do a live...
  • 1925 Census (Netherlands)
    Servers overwhelmed as 1940 U.S. Census data put online
    For the first time, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has released a cache of data for a census, in this case, the 1940 Census. In the past, the data had been made available on microfilm, but for the first time, with the...
  • NORD President and CEO Peter L. Saltonstall
    National Organization for Rare Disorders provides free rare diseases database
    The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) offers access to their rare disease database for two disease reports per day. However, registration must be completed on their website to view the full reports free.“NORD, a 501(c)(3)...
  • Coal Mine Map
    Mine Map Preservation: A Database to prevent Mining Disasters
    On July 24, 2002 in Sommerset, Pennsylvania nine men were working in the Quecreek Coal Mine inadvertently drilled into a neighboring abandoned mine. This caused an estimated 50 – 60 million gallons of water to rush into the mine where they...