Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Opinion poll about eBay

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What is your opinion about eBay? (Multiple options allowed)
Its a really cool and useful service
Not reliable
Cant find people who are selling stuff in the same city as mine
The website is poorly designed and hard to search for anything

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Information Revolution according to Peter Drucker

Click here to read what the inventor of management, Peter Drucker says about Information Revolution and what lies ahead.

Saturday, December 24, 2005

Google desperate to attract AdWords buyers.

Google is doing ad campaigns to sell its AdWords. This means Google is getting defensive.

Thursday, December 22, 2005

Best technique to uninstall Linux

If you have only Linux (any distro) installed on your computer, the following procedure will totally wipe off Linux from your hard drive and also all the data on it.

Step 1: Boot Linux.

Step 2: Open the Terminal.

Step 3: If you are not logged in as root, log in as root.

Step 4: Type this command:
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda bs=512 count=1

Step 5: Hit Enter.

Step 6: Restart your computer.

When you restart your computer you will see that there is no OS on your hard drive. So before doing this be sure you have your other OS cd with you so that you can install that.

Friday, December 16, 2005

Google AdWords : In Depth

How Google AdWords algorithm works: here

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

XQuery based native XML databases

Deciding when an XQuery-based native XML database is better than an SQL database: Link

A plethora of information about Native XML Databases can be found at www.rpbourret.com

Of all the available NXDs Berkeley DB XML seems to be the better choice.

Berkeley DB XML is a library, and as such is linked into your application just as any other library would be, it does not incur the overhead of client/server communication. You interact with Berkeley DB XML using one of the supported language APIs. The primary one is C++, as the product is written in C++. Java, Python, Perl, PHP, and TCL are all supported API languages.