Trace flags are used to temporarily enable or disable specific SQL Server database functions, allowing you to change default database behavior or to observe hidden database behavior, and will remain in effect until they are either manually turned off or SQL Server is restarted. Keep in mind that mos
Software solutions provider Unity Enterprise Solutions has launched its jdeDirect ODBC middleware tool for the OneWorld and World ERP systems from J.D. Edwards, a software solutions developer. The new product offering is designed for the exchange of data in external web technologies, bus
An alarming number of security vulnerabilities in Web software have surfaced lately. Enterprises should review all the products they use to conduct business over the Web and ensure they have applied the latest patches. On July 9, 2002, SuSE Linux announced vulnerabilities in the Squid pr
In the high-stakes game of corporate software negotiations, the silver-tongued sales rep is not the biggest challenge: It’s the language of the contracts. Given the multimillion-dollar costs of today’s software deals, customers often devote surprisingly little time and resources to scrut
Enterprise information portal (EIP) software is a maturing market poised to split into a number of specialized and more clearly defined software markets over the next 12 to 18 months. This split is not necessarily a bad thing; the EIP market has matured to the point where the main player
IPNet Solutions Inc., a provider of supply-chain connectivity systems, said Monday its BizManager BizLink technology is available on the Microsoft Windows 2000 ( news – web sites) operating system running SQL Server 2000 or Oracle databases. BizManager is a line of Java-based transaction
By Nicholas Chase – Creating a Document Type Definition (DTD) and using it to validate your document is a good way to ensure that the data fits a particular structure. In some cases, however, you want to give users some control over the structure. Parameter entities enable you to create a structure
Wrapping up our Google API project, we finally convert the Perl script into a CGI and decorate the SVG output with a bit of HTML.
by Kip Hampton – A few months ago we briefly examined some of the command line utilities available to users of Perl and XML. This month we will continue in that vein by looking at the 300-pound gorilla of Perl/XML command line tools, Petr Pajas’ intriguing XML::XSH.
Microsoft Corp., which has made security of its own software products a top corporate priority, has deployed NetScreen Technologies Inc. security appliances in its SQL Labs, which is responsible for SQL database software development. Microsoft deployed NetScreen-500 systems to secure and