System that handles large amounts of data in an organised fashion.

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Webhosting with custom database choice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am trying to find somewhere to host a website which uses OrientDB as its database. My budget doesn't stretch to a ...
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Search engine misunderstanding

I have this, probably a misunderstanding, about search engines. How do they search for pages? If i have a page which loads contents from database and / or changes content thought jquery will a search ...
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tool for custom web based reporting from your db?

I am looking for online reporting tool that I can design my own reports . reports should be totally custom and based on my own schema so I would like to define queries and see them on a dashboard or ...
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Remote database connections in mysql and php is it possible?

I need to know whether remote database connections are possible in every server? does every host provides the option for remote DB connection? and further this connection will be the second connection ...
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MySQL Online Database

Can anyone suggest a good online free MySQL database. I've tried four till now: db4free FreeMySQL onPhP 000webhost Either of them gave me an timeout error on my connect file or actively restricted ...
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Best ways to collect location-based user input

I'm working on a website where users will be able to register and provide information about their location. In order to prevent users from inputting incorrect data, we don't want users to provide ...
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Performance : Auto Complete Search for a large amount of data?

I have a table(mysql) containing around 20,000 records and I am trying to build a auto complete search box for my website. Someone told me that auto-complete search for such a large number of records ...
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Products missing from backend after import

My client imported about 70 products into magneto and the all imported properly it seemed, but now only about half of them appear in the catalog ( backend ) searching for the SKU returns no results. I ...
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Service that will help me visualize SQL db

I have a website that I've built and it uses a SQL DB. I want to be able to view that data, nicely graphed but with the relations made, so that I can keep track of trends over time. For example I ...
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How do I search server for all instances of a given database user?

We just migrated one of our machines to a new box. Same web host, but new IP and physical machine. I've found a lot of the databases are using a generic dbuser/pw combo. With the new server, I want ...
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What database use for huge servers?

Suppose I had a HUGE website (which I don't, but let's suppose), the common MySQL on a single server wouldn't work, because the MySQL server wouldn't be able to handle thousands of requests per second ...
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Database Management System do exist? [closed]

I want to build a database for my no-profit association, and i was planning to do it by myself. But then i realize that really i don't have the time to buid a solid, secure system. So i was ...
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CIA.gov “World FactBook” MySQL? [closed]

Is the CIA's 'World FactBook" of statistics and national data available in a MySQL format or some format conducive to parsing and incorporating into a website?
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Where does UBB store its settings?

We're moving a UBB forum from one host to another. (This is temporary; we're going to replace the forum eventually, but moving hosts has a higher priority.) We don't have a lot of experience with UBB, ...
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How can I archive (for historical record) my website?

If I launch a website that displays 1000's of pages of content (text) delivered dynamically from data in a database and and I want some sort of record to prove that this data had been published (on ...
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Why do some hosting companies restrict the allowed characters in DB names?

GoDaddy allows nothing but letters and numbers in database names. Other hosting companies have similar restrictions. Could there be any technical motivation behind this?
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MySQL, SQLServer, Oracle, Postgree, CouchDB, MongoDB, Cassandra or SQLite? [closed]

Who database engine is better, in performance and usability?
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Storing image order without a database

The classic question is whether to store images in a database or on the file system. In my case I feel it is probably best to store it on the file system. However the specific order of the albums and ...
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PHP / Database Advertising Directory [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? What would it cost or is there already a system with a CMS like Joomla that would create the back-end of a website ...
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Storing User-uploaded Images

What is the usual practice for handling user uploaded photos and storing them on the database and server? For a user profile image: After receiving the image file from user, rename file to ...
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import.php parameter missing?

Whenever I try to delete or update any of my tables in phpMyAdmin I receive the following error: 1.import.php: Missing parameter: import_type. 2.tbl-alter.php missing parameters:field I have ...
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Receive anonymous users' input by web upload form or email. Any online service for that?

Are you aware of any online service or online "platform" allowing users, not previously registered, to upload pairs of picture+comment to a database? It would be a collaborative database of ...
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what to do when your WordPress database is too large?

My WordPress site's database is nealy reaching 1GB which is the limitation of my host (GoDaddY), what should I do? I can't purchase a dedicated solution for it? There must be a way out to split this ...
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How to implement a software trial request form?

On my company's website I want to have a form where a visitor can provide an email address and pass an anti-bot challenge. The server would then email a trial key to the visitor. Background: I am ...
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Easy way to determine if a client's web host supports/allows creating SQL databases?

This is a very particular question, but I'm working on establishing a criteria at my company for when we bring new web clients aboard. Our sales team is looking for an effective way to determine ...
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How to show content for logged-in vs logged-out users?

We have a set of pages with the following urls: www.mysite.com/info/page1.html www.mysite.com/info/page2.html www.mysite.com/info/page3.html Each has a structure as follows: ---------------------- ...
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Royalty free, Open Source Data

Does anyone know of a site that lists various open source data feeds or data stores? By this I do not mean OS database applications like MySQL or Postgre, but royalty free sources of DATA. For ...
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Text files vs. text in database

I'm designing a new site, deciding whether to keep the bulk of the content for each page in a text file, with just the file name in a database record for that page, or to keep the entire text in the ...
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full environment for development and production web site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? is there any hosting that gives you full environment for development and production web site including IIS,Sql ...
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ASP.net based Website DB access issues?

We have a dynamic website based on MSSQL and ASP.net. There is a hosted DB, which we have an IP and access credentials for. We do not apparently know where it is hosted. We need to make changes which ...
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Looking to move current e-commerce website to Squarespace

I have a business website, www.stockrumors.com, and it is a pretty simple design on the user side of things but the back end and admin side of things are a bit more complicated. Is it possible to ...
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Cost of Web Server that hosted and delivered text only

We are developing an application that needs a web server to interact with the two (or more) entities involved. They will not ever see anything on the web, but the server is required for the transfer ...
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MySQL vs. SQL Server GoDaddy, What is the difference between hosted DB and App_Data Db

I'm using GoDdady for site hosting, and I'm currently using MySQL, because there are less limits on size,etc. My question is what is the difference between using a hosted GoDaddy Db such as MySQL vs. ...
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What to do with database in dev/production phases of a website?

For a while now I've been keeping a website I'm developing in the standard dev/production phases. Its been pretty simple: Mercurial repo for dev, repo for production. Do work in dev, get approved, ...
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Phantom activity on MySQL

This is probably just my total lack of MySQL expertise, but is it typical to see lots of phantom activity on a MySQL instance via phpMyAdmin? I have a shared hosting plan through Lithium, and when I ...
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Why aren't we supposed to use <table> in a design?

What are some clear and logical reasons for why we shouldn't be designing websites with tables? Where are the benefits, what has been driving this idea in the industry? When is it okay to use a table? ...
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Thoughts on this approach for a news post caching system?

I'm working on a website which uses /news/title-of-news-article--111.html (111 = unique ID of the news article). I was thinking it might be a good idea to have some form of a caching system for the ...
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Know a good place to purchase seed data of storenames, addresses, and phone numbers?

I just build a new web app, and I am looking for data to seed it with. Anyone know any good seed data retailers? Or am I missing something and there is a way to do this for free. I am entirely open to ...
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Merge two existing forms together, Add PHPBB2.x posts in to an existing SMF1.1x

I have two community website each running their own forms and I would like to merge the content of both forum in to one forum. Specifically from (PHPBB 2.x) in to a SMF (1.1). Both forums have been ...
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Accept Credit Cards / PayPal on Website for Delayed Processing

I'm trying to setup a basic system on my site to accept credit cards for delayed processing. What I will be doing is collecting a bunch of orders/credit cards for a group of people, then after a ...
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How do you backup your websites?

I was just wondering how the community backs up their websites? I take a nightly dump the database and shift it across onto another server which then gets backed up onto removable media. It is ...
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Single V/s Multiple Databases

I've built this web app (php & mysql) which stores information for various organisations (about 20 clients currently). The current scenario stores client-related information in individual ...
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Product catalog API

What is the common practice in creating (and updating) the product catalog (all products/models/tech specs) for online electronics store? Does any of the manufacturers/OEMs have an appropriate API to ...
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creating a tag-based website and not using programming?

I want to create a tag-based website, and I need a tool that I could use (preferably without programming). It's a site where a user could pick tags on a certain item. All tags will be placed under a ...
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How do I Choose a Technology Stack For My Site? [closed]

There are a lot of different, competing, technologies to build a site with. From the front end of the site and client side technologies to databases. How do I choose a technology stack, what factors ...
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Should I use mysqldump or mysqlhotcopy for MySQL database backups?

I have a WordPress blog running on a MySQL database that I want to back up regularly. Would it be better to use the mysqldump program or the mysqlhotcopy script to make backups? What are the pros and ...