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

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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 ...