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Migrating from MS SQL Server 2008 to EnterpriseDB

by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy | April 2009 | Microsoft

In this article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy, we will learn about migration of data from MS SQL Server 2008 to EnterpriseDB. Migration Studio bundled with the EnterpriseDB download is a collection of tools to migrate automatically the data and business logic into Postgres from a variety of vendor products that include SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL to mention a few. This article shows you step by step how you may migrate a SQL Server 2008 table to Postgres Plus. You can only migrate tables and schemas but not database as a whole.

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Looking into Apache Axis2

by Deepal Jayasinghe | April 2009 | Java Open Source

Flexibility and extensibility are the two main design criteria that software designers would like to have in their applications. When it comes to Axis2, its architecture is extremely flexible and extensible. Axis2 has a modular architecture. In this article by Deepal Jayasinghe, we will learn more about Axis2 architecture, its core components, and its main features.

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Categories and Attributes in Magento: Part 2

by William Rice | April 2009 | Beginner's Guides MySQL e-Commerce Open Source PHP

In the previous part of the article, we saw how to Create Categories and Add products to our store. In this part by William Rice, we will learn how to create Attributes and Attribute Sets in Magento.

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Troubleshooting Nagios 3.0

by Wojciech Bancer | April 2009 | Linux Servers Networking & Telephony Open Source

In this article by Wojciech Kocjan, we will learn about troubleshooting Nagios 3.0 which includes troubleshooting the web interface, passive checks, SSH-Based checks, and NRPE.The article includes various possible errors along with their solutions and detailed explanations for each error listed out.

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Interacting with the Students using Moodle 1.9 (part 2)

by Mary Cooch | April 2009 | e-Learning Moodle Open Source

The aim of this article, by Mary Cooch, is to get our students involved—as our Teaching Assistant—in a project with Moodle. In the previous article, the students have made use of the Forum and the Chat room to exchange their initial thoughts and ideas. They've come up with the names for the site, which they've shared in a glossary, and also come up with the actual design, which they have uploaded to a database.

In this article, we shall encourage our students to join in by:

  • Letting the class vote on the winner and evaluating the project by using a Moodle choice
  • Getting them to send in their advert for us to mark directly within Moodle as an assignment
  • Having them tell a story to which everyone can contribute by using a Wiki

 

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