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Blog Archive for mortazavi during July 2007

Some say Sun is as cool as OSCon (if not cooler) because, among most companies that support OSCon, only Sun can produce truly underground notes on OSCon. David Van Couvering reviews Mike Olson's comments about his keynote at OSCon and pontificates about whether the value of Open Source could be limited to the collaboration it fosters. David aptly notes that Open source and an open community...
And there's PostgreSQL ... from its early history to its distribution with Solaris, as discussed by Zdenek Kotala.
Sometimes, you need to be smart when looking for things on the web. For example, if you're looking to learn about how to write stored procedures for Java DB, it might be a better idea to submit 'Derby Stored Procedures' to Google or you any other favorite search engine. There is some purpose behind this practice. There is already masses of information out there about Apache Derby. By keeping...
Anyone who has ever done any J2EE programming or managed or followed a project involving Java for the enterprise must have heard about the SpecJ standards. In the first week of July 2007, Sun announced a very attractive SpecJ2004 result for an all open-source Sun stack, including PostgreSQL on Solaris on Niagara. Josh Berkus and Jignesh Shah have already written about the recent SpecJ benchmark...