SQL

  • Heroku Releases Free PostgreSQL App for OSX

    Heroku Releases Free PostgreSQL App for OSX

    Today Heroku, a platform cloud company owned by Salesforce.com, released a free PostgreSQL app for Macintosh OSX called Postgres.app. You can download the beta here today, and it will be available on the Mac App Store within the next couple weeks. The app is also on GitHub. OS X Lion and Mountain Lion are supported. Read More

  • Y Combinator Alum Citus Data Wants To Make Scalable Data Analytics Accessible To Anyone

    Y Combinator Alum Citus Data Wants To Make Scalable Data Analytics Accessible To Anyone

    As companies from small startups to large enterprise continue to generate an ever-increasing amount of data, the demand for affordable and scalable databases also increases. Typically, this market has been the domain of large vendors like Oracle, but besides them and the usual open-source players, we’ve also seen a growing number of closed-source startups enter this space. Citus Data… Read More

  • Weekend Hacking: RIAA website gets manhandled

    It was too cold to go outside just about everywhere in the country this weekend, so it appears that some enterprising Reddit users took the time to find a slow SQL query on the RIAA’s website and posted a link with the title “This links runs a slooow SQL query on the RIAA’s server. Don’t click it; that would be wrong.” Read More