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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
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How To Setup & Install MongoDB, PHP & Apache On An Ubuntu Server


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In one of our recent website app projects, we planned to use MongoDB as our main database. Since we are hardcore PHP guys, we do not even think of developing in some other language although we love Python a lot! In this article we will tell you in a step by step manner, how to…

 Database   How-To   Programming  

By Debjit

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

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…

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By Ricky
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SQL Injection – 2 (Fingerprinting)


This is a follow up to the post SQL Injection – An Introduction. ┬áIf you are new to this, I stongly suggest you read the introduction first. In this article we shall discuss how to fingerprint the common databases managenet system backend. This forms the first part of a successful SQL Injection attack as different…

 Database   Hacks   Security   Web  

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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