Monthly Archives: November 2007

Oracle joins the Open Source community

Sun & IBM have been active in the Open Source community for many years and now Oracle seems keen to join them !

Oracle & Open Source GNU/Linux

Oracle & Open Source XEN Virtualisation

Oracle & Open Source IDE

Oracle & Open Source Languages

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Migrate M$Access Apps to Oracle Application Express

ACME GeoRSS map viewer

ACME GeoRSS Map Viewer


This is a Google Maps app that displays GeoRSS files. It implements two different varieties of GeoRSS, plus all of Yahoo!'s enhancements to GeoRSS including address geocoding, plus a couple of things from basic RSS that Yahoo! missed. Feel free to use it with your own GeoRSS and Yahoo! Simple Map files.

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Oracle Database 10g Express Edition (Oracle Database XE)

If you are looking for an alternative database system have a look at

Oracle Database 10g Express Edition (Oracle Database XE) is a free-of-charge version of the world's most capable relational database. Oracle Database XE is easy to install, easy to manage, and easy to develop with.

With Oracle Database XE, you use an intuitive, browser-based interface, to:

  • Administer the database
  • Create tables, views, and other database objects
  • Import, export, and view table data
  • Run queries and SQL scripts
  • Generate reports

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Google goes Business & Social Media Networking

But unfortunately thev've chosen Ning instead of VOX !

First, there are the "hosts," who are essentially a group of participating social networks. Google wisely dipped into Facebook's pool of competitors by nabbing Hi5, Plaxo, LinkedIn, Orkut, Ning, SalesForce, Friendster, Viadeo, and Oracle right out the gate.

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