What's New in Java 7?

java Last week JDK 7 reached its Feature Complete milestone, and Oracle is confident they will ship the General Availability release in the summer of 2011. So what's new in Java 7?

JSR 203: More New I/O APIs (Asynchronous I/O) for the Java Platform ("NIO.


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Oracle's Free Database Server

databases I just noticed today that Oracle has released a beta edition of Oracle Database 10g Express Edition. Oracle must be feeling the pressure from open source databases such as MySQL, and PostgreSQL, just like Microsoft has.


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EnterpriseDB - PostgreSQL with Oracle Compatibility

databases I have been hearing a bit of buzz about EnterpriseDB latley. I think the main reason is that they just secured $7 million in venture capital funding.

What is EnterpriseDB?

EnterpriseDB is based on the source code for the open source PostgreSQL database server.


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SQL to Select a random row from a database table

databases There are lots of ways to select a random record or row from a database table. Here are some example SQL statements that don't require additional application logic, but each database server requires different SQL syntax.


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Cheat Sheet Roundup - Over 30 Cheatsheets for developers

apple coldfusion databases java linux web Lets face it, unless you have a photographic memory, no developer can remember all the different functions, options, tags, etc. that exist. Documentation can be cumbersome at times, thats why I like cheat sheets.


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Oracle Critical Updates

databases Oracle has released a critical patch update for several of its products, (database server, enterprise manager, application server, e-business suite, workflow, forms, reports, JInitiator, developer suite, and express server).


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SQL Reserved Key Words Checker Tool

databases I just whipped together a tool for checking for reserved sql words. The tool checks against SQL Server 2000, MySQL 5.0, PostgreSQL 8.0, Oracle 10g, ODBC, and SQL Server Future Keywords list.


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Returning TOP N Records

databases Returning only the first N records in a SQL query differs quite a bit between database platforms.


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