• Clustering in MySQL

    MySQL expert Scott Noyes recommends buying a subscription for MySQL Network if you plan to use MySQL clusters for mission-critical apps.

  • Requirements for porting to Linux

    Unix-Linux migration expert Ken Milberg explains the scheduling and preparation requirements for porting apps to Linux.

  • Determining MySQL driver use

    MySQL expert Scott Noyes explains that driver use depends on the programming language or application that users are attempting to connect to.

  • Releasing code into open source

    Open source issues and strategies expert Don Rosenberg explains the complications involved in opening up closed source code.

  • Connecting to ASP pages with or without DSN

    MySQL expert Scott Noyes explains how to connect MySQL to ASP pages with or without DSN.

  • The cost of incorporating open source code

    Open source issues and strategies expert Don Rosenberg explains the costs associated with incorporating open source code into your software.

  • Evaluating OSS for the enterprise

    Open source issues and strategies expert Don Rosenberg explains the process for evaluating open source software for the enterprise.

  • Architectural and platform implications in OSS

    Open source strategies and expert Don Rosenberg explains that open source trends like "software as a service," greater platform independence and virtualization will only increase.

  • MySQL login issues

    MySQL expert Scott Noyes recommends checking the error log or setting up a script for tracking consistent failures.

  • Accessing remote MySQL DBs in VB6

    MySQL expert Scott Noyes recommends downloading ODBC to connect within your VB project.

  • Using a query without a subselect

    MySQL expert Scott Noyes explains how to use a query without a subselect for a user working with MySQL 4.0.24.

  • Replication or symbolic links for databases

    MySQL expert Scott Noyes offers explanations for replication or symbolic links for databases as two solutions to connect databases.

  • Upgrade issues in MySQL 5.0

    MySQL expert Scott Noyes describes several possible upgrade issues that may be preventing MySQL 5.0 from working properly.

  • Altering security attributes under SELinux

    Security expert James Turnbull explains where to find the policy files for Red Hat's SELinux if you want to alter the attribues of an object.

  • Complete desktop packages

    Open source apps and software consultant Bernard Golden recommends Linspire/Freespire as having a complete desktop package.

  • OSS alternatives to proprietary desktop apps

    Open source apps and software expert Bernard Golden recommends Firefox and OpenOffice 2.0 as two open source alternative to proprietary Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer.

  • DAC and MAC safety

    Security expert James Turnbull describes the difference between discretionary access control and mandatory access control and which is safer.

  • Asterisk for PBX administration

    Open source apps and software expert Bernard Golden recommends open source Asterisk for PBX administration.

  • Two ways to migrate to OSS

    Open source apps and software expert Bernard Golden recommends trying to run Windows on Linux or switching over completely to open source apps.

  • Addressing wireless card/distro complaints

    Open source apps and software expert Bernard Golden recommends working with Red Hat, SUSE and Freespire/Linspire, as well as doing thorough searches for compatible wireless cards.