LinuxWorld Australia has an article on the present and future of open source databases.
My one sentace summary of the article: Open source databases are not 100% buzzword compliant yet, but they’re working on it. [via NewsForge]
Cayenne “Holiday Release” 1.0a5:
A new release of Cayenne is out. It plugs a few gaps in the core functionality, fixes tons of bugs and provides a much improved documentation. Cayenne is an object-relational persistence framework written in Java. It provides tools and libraries to work with relational databases in an object-oriented way. Cayenne consists of class libraries and a GUI tool for O/R mapping and deployment.
Among things that were discussed yesterday in North Carolina: Blogger.el, post to your weblog from Emacs using the Blogger API.
Bloggers are to big media what Open Source and shareware coders are to Microsoft and Intel.
I roadtripped to North Carolina today to do lunch with some of the RTP bloggers. Excellent food and great conversation. I also did some last minute (except for me it’s just getting started) xmas shopping this evening. Instead of any real content, here are a bunch of things that I need to read in detail: