10 essential performance tips for MySQL

10 essential performance tips for MySQL

SAN FRANCISCO -- As with all relational databases, MySQL can prove to be a complicated beast, one that can crawl...

May 16th, 2012 baron schwartz

How to manage a distributed development team

How to manage a distributed development team

Despite what you may have heard about distributed development, it's not cheaper, it's much harder, but it's also worth it....

February 21st, 2012 joe brockmeier

Joomla gets search, DB reinforcements

Joomla gets search, DB reinforcements

NEW YORK -- Joomla 2.5, released Tuesday, also can now alert administrators when a new version of the software is ready...

January 25th, 2012 joab jackson

Technology News Gallery: Oct. 3

Technology News Gallery: Oct. 3

Our weekly look at the happenings of the IT industry through images gathered via IDG News Service. This week: the...

October 3rd, 2011 ComputerWorld Canada

YEAR IN REVIEW: January 2010

YEAR IN REVIEW: January 2010

The year kicked off with a campaign by advocates of open source database MySQL to keep the software open. More than...

December 20th, 2010 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Oracle raises cost of low-end MySQL support

Oracle raises cost of low-end MySQL support

Oracle has apparently raised the price of an entry-level MySQL subscription significantly.Sun Microsystems, which Oracle bought this year, had offered...

November 3rd, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

SkySQL launches MySQL support service

SkySQL launches MySQL support service

SkySQL launched its third-party support service for the MySQL open-source database on Tuesday with a special offer: pay for a...

October 12th, 2010 Peter Sayer

Java’s rivals: Conflicts and alliances in the Oracle era

Java’s rivals: Conflicts and alliances in the Oracle era

Oracle's acquisition of Java founder Sun Microsystems, which finally closed in January after lingering for eight months, placed Oracle in...

July 20th, 2010 Paul Krill

MySQL exec said to expect GPL, improvements

MySQL exec said to expect GPL, improvements

MySQL, the open source database now property of Oracle, has stayed the same in such aspects as its availability under...

April 20th, 2010 Paul Krill