Posted 4 CommentsPosted in Database, Internet, Open Source, Security

Last week, the website for MySQL, the world’s most popular open-source database server which is now a division of Oracle, was hacked. While this likely doesn’t affect most of our blog’s readers, it goes to serve as a valuable example of why running a web content filter on your network is vital to information security. […]

Oracle to Buy Sun Microsystems

Posted 25 CommentsPosted in Business, Database, Internet

I just heard that Oracle intends to buy Sun Microsystems. Most of my clients are small enough that they do not (directly) use any products from Oracle. However, just about all of them use Sun Microsystems‘ Java development platform. Furthermore, just about every web site we’ve created in the last ten years has been driven […]