Cloud computing is gradually becoming the most favorite child of CIOs and IT pros and as it is graduating from testing level to commercial uses many prefer to have a virtualized environment in the organizations. In a survey conducted by TechTarget during the 3rd quarter of the last year on increasing cloud interest, 61% of the respondents have agreed that they use cloud computing of some forms or the other in their organizations. The demand for all three IaaS, SaaS and PaaS cloud services are on a rise.
Oracle SQL Developer is a free graphical tool that can be used to manage database objects, run SQL commands and execute PLSQL scripts. The tool can be used by Developers and DBAs alike to run a number of pre-defined and custom built reports. SQL Developer aids database development and maintanence activities.
Using too many plugins in Firefox will make an already resource hungry Firefox to get hungrier. I make sure that I keep the add-ons down to a minimum. However, there are a few plugins I just need to have installed in my browser!
If there is one thing I strongly believe is tapping the power of the Internet to learn. It is with always with great happiness that everything I have learnt in the past ten years (since I got online) has been only through tutorial sites. Here are a list of some of that where you can quickly and easily find tutorials, articles and information.
The Google Webmaster Central Blog has an indepth article on Using the Robots Meta tag to instruct Google and other search engines about your site.
In CSS 101: Handling multiple rules for the same element, Tony Patton explains how multiple CSS rules for the same element are handled.
Digg has updated its page design which has received a good amount of news today. However, one report that interested me the most was the post on Mashable. The social news site Digg announced some updates today that are generating lots of fawning, as usual.
I complained about a major bug with this design in Internet Explorer 6. The sidebar kept scrolling to the bottom. I didn't have IE6 with me and hence was stuck.