Zope is perhaps the best known of the Python Web publishing frameworks. It includes its own Web server (though you can run it behind Apache or IIS, for example), FTP server, and ACID-compliant object database. There is more to it than that, but that’s Zope in a nutshell.
by Leigh Dodds – While researching this week’s article, I was surprised to note that while DSDL has been referred to for some time in several forums, including XML-DEV and this column, there isn’t much published information about the project, which is actually in a very embryonic stage. Some quality
This script will copy archived redo logs to a secondary standby destination for an NT implementation. This can be necessary if the standby exists on another server which is mapped.
(Krasen Paskalev) Extensive SQL parsing can become a serious problem for a heavily loaded Oracle instance. This is especially true if a SQL statement executed many times is also parsed many times. There are a number of standard techniques and guidelines, which help reduce unnecessary parsing. In som
In this review, Vyas takes a closer look at this recently released T-SQL programming book.
By Matt Hicks – IBM and Microsoft Corp. are upgrading their respective database systems to perform real-time analysis of incoming data, giving users the ability to react more quickly to changes in customers’ habits and market conditions. Microsoft plans to add to its next release of SQL Serv
by Jonathan Eisenzopf – Many recent VoiceXML developments have been positive, as continued improvements in speech-recognition technology make voice-based interfaces more and more appealing.All these developments offer reason for optimism about VoiceXML’s ability to enhance enterprise systems
The latest release of the Java XML Pack, Summer 02, includes the Java API for XML Messaging (JAXM) v1.1, the Java API for XML Processing (JAXP) v1.2, the Java API for XML Registries (JAXR) v1.0_01, Java API for XML-based RPC (JAX-RPC) v1.0, and the SOAP with Attachments API for Java (SAAJ) v1.1.
Eric van der Vlist announced XML Validation Interoperability Framework (XVIF): a proposal for embedding processing pipeline definitions into XML schema languages, particularly RELAX NG. He has also developed a RELAX NG/XVIF implementation in Python, and an on-line demo.
When you upgrade from SQL Server 7.0 to SQL Server 2000, you keep your existing sort order and code page by default. However, when you perform a clean installation of SQL Server 2000, you get the new sort order and code page. If you attach a database to a SQL Server 2000 instance, SQL Server keeps w