"I've discussed this with others. The short answer is, you can't unbake a cake, you can't put the genie back in the bottle. Even if Oracle decided to stop all work on MySQL (which they won't, among other things, it'd be a…"
"First off, Oracle would be stupid to just kill MySQL, but that wouldn't be the first stupid thing they've done either. MySQL is safe in that it is open source, so if the community thinks Oracle demonizes the product they can take their…"
I'm sure a lot of us here run various database packages. On a daily basis I touch 3 different packages here at UB; Oracle, MS SQL and MySQL; but by far I'm more entrenched in the use of MySQL than any other package we have. Its fast, easy to use, easy to setup, integrated well with our language of choice (PHP) and its free! Much to Oracle's dismay Sun Microsystems acquired MySQL last year as they too were trying to acquire their free competitor, but today Oracle has purchased Sun Microsystems.…See More
Every year questions about University / College catalogs are asked on this forum. Questions like:Which software do you use?What do you do with your print catalog? Do you even have one anymore?How do you publish it to both the web and print?and so on....Here at UB we've created our own CMS to control our catalog's website (http://undergrad-catalog.buffalo.edu/) and print material as well as syndicate information to other sites on campus such as…See More
Have you attended one of HighEdWeb’s regional conferences, or heard the great buzz about the regionals, and thought that your institution would be an ideal future conference host? Then we invite you:Submit a proposal by June 30 to host a 2014 HighEdWeb regional.“Planning a regional event, while work-intensive, gives both planning committee members and conference attendees an incredible…See More
"As Annette said, it depends on why you're doing it. What are the problems that need to be solved, and what are the outcomes that can be measured? I'm planning to switch to a CMS from not having one this coming year, and most of our issues…"
"For our global header nav, I've been tracking every click as an event in Google Analytics for several months. It's pretty clear now which links are popular and which are being ignored. I also use Crazy Egg to see clicks on the current…"
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