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4 Strong Reasons Why You Should Use MySQLi And Not MySQL Extenstion

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All my life (till now that is) I have been a self taught programmer and it was like seven years back in 2006 when I first learnt to build my first dynamic website using PHP and MySQL and it has been a long time since then. Well, when I started tutoring PHP and MySQL to…

 Database   Lists  

By Debjit

Groupon India Leaks User Database Via Google Search [E-Mails And Plain-Text Passwords]

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Groupon’s India Subsidiary – accidentally leaked the e-mail addresses and plain-text passwords of it’s 3 lakh users via Google search. This shows how seriously Indian web businesses take online security.

 India   News   Web  

By Zenobia

Fedora 15 “LoveLock” To Get MySQL 5.5 & PostGreSQL 9

Fedora 15 “LoveLock” To Get MySQL 5.5 & PostGreSQL 9

Fedora has always kept it’s promise of bringing cutting-edge computer technology to it’s users. It has now been confirmed that Fedora 15 “LoveLock” will ship two database packages: MySQL 5.5 and PostGreSQL 9.

 Database   Linux   News  

By Debjit

How To Use MySql Database in Amarok

How To Use MySql Database in Amarok

By default, Amarok uses SQLite to maintain the library and other data such as ratings, play-counts etc. However, Amarok also comes with support for MySQL databases, although it is not enabled by default. With larger library (like mine which is around 50GB) I find that using MySQLis faster than when using SQLite. So, here is…

 How-To   Linux   Software   Tips & Tricks  

By Ricky

Twitter ditches MySQL for Cassandra

According to Ryan King, a software engineer at Twitter, the MySQL database used in Twitter is going to be replaced by the open source Cassandra data management system. Cassandra is a new types of data handling systems that are powering large Web applications, particularly social networking sites which deal with hundreds of thousands or millions…

 Database   News   Twitter  

By Ricky

SQL Injection – 1 (Introduction)

In this post we shall discuss a very common method of hacking a website (or rather, a database) called SQL Injection. The object of this post is not to help anyone destroy/deface other websites, but to help you protect your website from such an attack. In this post I shall explain the basics of how…

 Database   Hacks   Programming   Security  

By Ricky

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