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Why You Should Choose Boring Technology 232 comments
Michael Stonebraker Wins Turing Award 40 comments
Why I Choose PostgreSQL Over MySQL/MariaDB 320 comments
Ask Slashdot: Linux Database GUI Application Development? 264 comments
Net Neutrality Comments Overtaxed FCC's System 32 comments
The Joys and Hype of Hadoop 55 comments
UK Authorities Launching Massive Child Abuse Database 150 comments
Amazon Goes After Oracle (Again) With New Aurora Database 102 comments
Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Data Warehouse Server System? 147 comments
Python-LMDB In a High-Performance Environment 98 comments
Oracle Database Certifications Are No Longer Permanent 108 comments
PostgreSQL Outperforms MongoDB In New Round of Tests 147 comments
UK's National Health Service Moves To NoSQL Running On an Open-Source Stack 198 comments
Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses 31 comments
Oracle Database Redaction Trivial To Bypass, Says David Litchfield 62 comments
Ask Slashdot: When Is It Better To Modify the ERP vs. Interfacing It? 209 comments
Oracle Offers Custom Intel Chips and Unanticipated Costs 97 comments
Parents Mobilize Against States' Student Data Mining 139 comments
Ask Slashdot: Easy-To-Use Alternative To MS Access For a Charity's Database? 281 comments
Job Postings For Python, NoSQL, Apache Hadoop Way Up This Year 52 comments
Ask Slashdot: Which NoSQL Database For New Project? 272 comments
MariaDB 10 Released, Now With NoSQL Support 103 comments
TSA Missed Boston Bomber Because His Name Was Misspelled In a Database 275 comments
Surrogate Database Key, Not Bitcoin Protocol Flaw, To Blame For Mt Gox Problems 81 comments
Why Don't Open Source Databases Use GPUs? 241 comments
Why Reactive Programming For Databases Is Awesome 165 comments
NYT: Healthcare.gov Project Chaos Due Partly To Unorthodox Database Choice 334 comments
Capturing the Flag, SQLi-Style 24 comments
Oracle Promises 100x Faster DB Queries With New In-Memory Option 174 comments
Will Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn Stay With MySQL? 245 comments
A Tale of Two MySQL Bugs 191 comments
Ask Slashdot: Speeding Up Personal Anti-Spam Filters? 190 comments
CouchDB: Roll Your Own, Or Go With a Service? 54 comments
Database Loophole Lets Legislators Avoid Photo Radar Tickets 165 comments
Ask Slashdot: Learning DB the Right Way; Books, Tutorials, or What? 106 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is Postgres On Par With Oracle? 372 comments
Node.js and MongoDB Turning JavaScript Into a Full-Stack Language 354 comments
Review: Oracle Database 12c 147 comments
Monty Suggests a Business-Friendly License That Trends Open 43 comments
Transgendered Folks Encountering Document/Database ID Hassles 814 comments
A Database of Brains 25 comments
Red Hat Ditches MySQL, Switches To MariaDB 203 comments
MariaDB vs. MySQL: A Performance Comparison 112 comments
ATMs Compromised, $45M Taken 196 comments
There Is No Reason At All To Use MySQL: MariaDB, MySQL Founder Michael Widenius 241 comments
MySQL Founders Reunite To Form SkySQL 215 comments
Wikipedia Moved To MariaDB 5.5 133 comments
Harvard/MIT Student Creates GPU Database, Hacker-Style 135 comments
Google's BigQuery Vs. Hadoop: a Matchup 37 comments
Security Fix Leads To PostgreSQL Lock Down 100 comments
MySQL's Creator On Why the Future Belongs To MariaDB 208 comments
Longest Running Linux Distribution Slackware Adopts MariaDB 109 comments
Google BigQuery Is Now Even Bigger 38 comments
Former MySQL CEO Mårten Mickos Talks About Managing Remote Workers (Video) 100 comments
$100 Million Student Database Worries Parents 250 comments
A New Approach To Database-Aided Data Processing 45 comments
Intel Launches Its Own Apache Hadoop Distribution 18 comments
A Tale of Two Databases, Revisited: DynamoDB and MongoDB 73 comments
Why My Team Went With DynamoDB Over MongoDB 106 comments
MySQL 5.6 Reaches General Availability 47 comments
Fedora 19 Nixing MySQL in Favor of MariaDB 116 comments
Cassandra NoSQL Database 1.2 Released 55 comments
PostgreSQL 9.3 Will Feature UPDATEable Views 68 comments
Ask Slashdot: Which OSS Database Project To Help? 287 comments
NYC Police Gathering Cellphone Logs 122 comments
Dragonfly BSD 3.2 Released 85 comments
Oracle Open World: Ellison Preaches Cloud Religion 49 comments
Google Spanner: First Globally Scalable Database With External Consistency 49 comments
PostgreSQL 9.2 Out with Greatly Improved Scalability 146 comments
Is MySQL Slowly Turning Closed Source? 336 comments
NSA Mimics Google, Angers Senate 193 comments
Ask Slashdot: Documenting a Tangle of Network Devices? 165 comments
MemSQL Makers Say They've Created the Fastest Database On the Planet 377 comments
Researcher's Wikipedia Big Data Project Shows Globalization Rate 16 comments
Microsoft Research Introduces Record-Beating MinuteSort Tech 118 comments
Moving From CouchDB To MySQL 283 comments
Blue Gecko is an 11 Year Old Remote Database Administration Startup (Video) 63 comments
GreenSQL is a Database Security Solution, says CTO David Maman (Video) 108 comments
New York State Passes DNA Requirement For Almost All Convicted Criminals 260 comments
Oracle Claims Dramatic MySQL Performance Improvements 168 comments
OzLog: Unlimited Private Data Retention For Australia? 54 comments
Serious Oracle Flaw Revealed; Patch Coming 100 comments
Ask Slashdot: Open Source vs Proprietary GIS Solution? 316 comments
Ask Slashdot: Which Web Platform Would You Use? 519 comments
Testing the MongoDB Global Write Lock Improvements 38 comments
MIT Software Allows Queries On Encrypted Databases 68 comments
Canonical Drops CouchDB From Ubuntu One 93 comments
IT's Next Hot Job: Hadoop Guru 112 comments
Google Apps Engine Gets SQL 66 comments
Oracle May 'Fork Itself' With MySQL Moves 137 comments
Using a Supercomputer To Predict Revolutions 121 comments
Why You Shouldn't Panic About Closed Source MySQL Extensions 171 comments
PostgreSQL 9.1 Released 148 comments
Type Safety Coming To DB Queries 128 comments
Fluidinfo, Wikipedia For Databases 79 comments
Apple Removes MySQL From Lion Server 303 comments
Unified NoSQL Query Language Launched 194 comments
Making Sense of the NoSQL Standouts 152 comments
Facebook Trapped In MySQL a 'Fate Worse Than Death' 509 comments
UK Police Database Abuse 'Hugely Intrusive' 88 comments
Court Demands American Airlines List Its Flights On Orbitz 93 comments
Ask Slashdot: Verifying Security of a Hosted Site? 182 comments
Mickos Says MySQL Code Better Than Ever Under Oracle 117 comments
SQL and NoSQL are Two Sides of the Same Coin 259 comments
Drizzle Hits General Availability 146 comments
CouchOne, Membase Merge, Form NoSQL Powerhouse 46 comments
Cassandra 0.7 Can Pack 2 Billion Columns Into a Row 235 comments
Apache To Steward NASA-Built Middleware 27 comments
CA Sues Over DB2 Migration Tool 104 comments
Horizontal Scaling of SQL Databases? 222 comments
AOL Spends $1M On Solid State Memory SAN 158 comments
Why Browsers Blamed DNS For Facebook Outage 96 comments
Facebook Unveils Details of Downtime 103 comments
Swedes Cast Write-In Votes for SQL Injection, Donald Duck 210 comments
PostgreSQL 9.0 Released 344 comments
Google Caffeine Drops MapReduce, Adds "Colossus" 65 comments
Yale Researchers Prove That ACID Is Scalable 272 comments
How Do You Organize Your Experimental Data? 235 comments
Cache On Delivery — Memcached Opens an Accidental Security Hole 149 comments
Developing a Niche Online-Content Indexing System? 134 comments
Good Database Design Books? 291 comments
Cisco Says Vegas Conference Attendees' Information Was Leaked 97 comments
Good IC / Electronic Component Inventory Software? 70 comments
Open Source Geographic Tracking? 84 comments
Falsehoods Programmers Believe About Names 773 comments
US Sues Oracle Over Alleged Overcharging 164 comments
MySQL Outpacing Oracle In Wake of Acquisition 157 comments
What Is New In PostgreSQL 9.0 213 comments
Are We Ready For a True Data Disaster? 113 comments
Scalability In the Cloud Era Isn't What You Think 75 comments
Cassandra and Voldemort Benchmarked 45 comments
Mass. Data Security Law Says "Thou Shalt Encrypt" 510 comments
Explaining Oracle's Sun Takeover — "For the Hardware" 154 comments
Postgres Project To Go NoSQL 62 comments
Atom Processors Set New Record For Power-Efficient Sorting 92 comments
Why Some Devs Can't Wait For NoSQL To Die 444 comments
Digg Says Yes To NoSQL Cassandra DB, Bye To MySQL 271 comments
Drizzle's Future Moving To Rackspace? 41 comments
Anatomy of a SQL Injection Attack 267 comments
How Twitter Is Moving To the Cassandra Database 157 comments
USPTO Grants Google a Patent On MapReduce 191 comments
The FBI Wants To Know About Your IT Skills 211 comments
Why Oracle Can't Easily Kill PostgreSQL 279 comments
Monty Wants To Save MySQL 371 comments
First MySQL 5.5 Beta Released 95 comments
Oracle Responds To MySQL Purchase Concerns 156 comments
Widenius Warns Against MySQL Falling Into Oracle's Hands 278 comments
EC Formally Objects To Oracle's Purchase of Sun 334 comments
The NoSQL Ecosystem 381 comments
Amazon Cloud Adds Hosted MySQL 173 comments
Brian Aker Responds To RMS On Dual Licensing 212 comments
MySQL Cofounder Says Oracle Should Sell Database To a Neutral 3d Party 207 comments
Oracle Fined For Benchmark Claims 81 comments
Data Locking In a Web Application? 283 comments
How a Team of Geeks Cracked the Spy Trade 187 comments
DOJ Gives Oracle Approval To Buy Sun 162 comments
Database Error Costs Social Security Victims $500M 299 comments
Copyright Status of Thermodynamic Properties? 154 comments
'Power Capping' the Datacenter 112 comments
Researchers Create Database-Hadoop Hybrid 122 comments
62% of Sun's Stockholders Vote For Oracle Deal 152 comments
Google's Chiller-Less Data Center 132 comments
Mass Speculation Suggests Oracle May Kill OpenSolaris 205 comments
Open Source Search Engine Benchmarks 62 comments
Enthusiasts Convene To Say No To SQL, Hash Out New DB Breed 423 comments
NSA To Build 20-Acre Data Center In Utah 226 comments
PostgreSQL 8.4 Out 191 comments
IT and Health Care 294 comments
Oracle Kills Virtual Iron 189 comments
Sun Kills Rock CPU, Says NYT Report 190 comments
Oracle Beware — Google Tests Cloud-Based Database 123 comments
One Approach To Open Source Code Contribution and Testing 83 comments
Cisco Introduces Rackmount Servers 93 comments
SQL in a Nutshell 86 comments
Has MySQL Forked Beyond Repair? 334 comments
MySQL Founder Starts Open Database Alliance, Plans Refactoring 153 comments
OpenOffice UI Design Proposals Published 252 comments
Oracle Won't Abandon SPARC, Says Ellison 280 comments
OpenOffice 3.1 Released 327 comments
The Manga Guide to Databases 236 comments
A Look Into the FBI's "Everything Bucket" 31 comments
Web Analytics Databases Get Even Larger 62 comments
Will Oracle Keep Funding Sun's Pet Java Projects? 234 comments
Oracle Top Execs Answer Sun Employee Questions 207 comments
Sun Announces New MySQL, Michael Widenius Forks 306 comments
Ballmer, IBM Surprised By Oracle-Sun Deal 324 comments
Oracle Buys Sun 906 comments
What If Oracle Bought Sun Microsystems? 237 comments
Building a Searchable Literature Archive With Keywords? 211 comments
Locating the Real MySQL 335 comments
What an IBM-Sun Merger Might Mean For Java, MySQL, Developers 292 comments
"Slacker DBs" vs. Old-Guard DBs 267 comments
Reasonable Hardware For Home VM Experimentation? 272 comments
Oracle's Take On Red Hat Linux 165 comments
DB Query Becomes Browseable In Virtual World 82 comments
Refactoring SQL Applications 159 comments
Is the Relational Database Doomed? 344 comments
Five Questions With Michael Widenius 71 comments
MySQL Co-Founder Monty Widenius Quits Sun 140 comments
Visualizing Complex Data Sets? 180 comments
Is MySQL's Community Eating the Company? 223 comments
Oracle Adds Data-integrity Code To Linux Kernel 53 comments
Sun's Mickos Is OK With Monty's MySQL 5.1 Rant 155 comments
Amazon Launches Public Data Sets To Spur Research 82 comments
MySQL in a Nutshell 86 comments
MySQL 5.1 Released, Not Quite Up To Par 175 comments
Searching DNA For Relatives Raises Concerns 199 comments
Google Sorts 1 Petabyte In 6 Hours 166 comments
Setting Up a Home Dev/Testing Environment? 136 comments
The Personal Genome Project Hits the Web 87 comments
eBay Makes Huge Gains In Parallel Efficiency 47 comments
Microsoft's New Programming Language, "M" 334 comments
David Axmark Resigns From Sun 229 comments
Gov't Database Errors Leading To Unconstitutional Searches? 272 comments
6.7 Meter Telescope To Capture 30 Terabytes Per Night 67 comments
Oracle To Sell Database Hardware 93 comments
MySQL Founder Monty Quits Sun (Or Not) 148 comments
The Electronic Bastille 267 comments
Microsoft Rinses SOAP Out of SQL Server 2008 109 comments
MapReduce Goes Commercial, Integrated With SQL 99 comments
Terror Watchlist "Crippled By Technical Flaws" 324 comments
The 1-Petabyte Barrier Is Crumbling 217 comments
UK Gov't Lost Personal Data On 4M People In One Year 163 comments
New SQL Injection Attack Fuses Malware, Phishing 202 comments
Tracking Near-Earth Meteors With a 1.1 Petabyte Database 72 comments
Diagramming Tool For SQL Select Statements 156 comments
Emergency Workaround For Oracle 0-Day 152 comments
Slimmed Down MySQL Offshoot Drizzle is Built For the Web 370 comments
Troll Patents Lists In Databases, Sues Everyone 305 comments
MySQL Readies Release Candidate For 5.1 168 comments
German Survey Company Loses 41,000 Survey Records 122 comments
FBI's New Eye Scan Database Raising Eyebrows 229 comments
Brian Aker On the Future of Databases 175 comments
MagLev, Ruby VM on Gemstone OODB, Wows RailsConf 132 comments
F/OSS Flat-File Database? 702 comments
Keeping Customer From Accessing My Database? 567 comments
Data Mining In Law Enforcement 148 comments
MySQL Reverses Decision On Closed Source 157 comments
Half a Million Microsoft-Powered Sites Hit With SQL Injection 222 comments
New Attack Exploits "Safe" Oracle Inputs 118 comments
Sun May Begin Close Sourcing MySQL Features 509 comments
MySQL 5.1 Improves Performance, Partitioning, Bug Fixes 146 comments
IBM Invests In MySQL/Oracle Competitor 204 comments
UN Makes Its Statistical Data Free and Searchable 79 comments
Computer Models Find Patterns In Asymmetric Threats 214 comments
Zvents Releases Open Source Cluster Database Based on Google 87 comments
PostgreSQL 8.3 Released 286 comments
Can Sun Make MySQL Pay? 273 comments
MapReduce — a Major Step Backwards? 157 comments
Sun Buys MySQL 588 comments
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