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Is there such thing as a portable database that runs easily OsX and Windows?

I need to make a small database for a project at school (not computer related at all, I'm indexing and categorizing paper documents of a research projet). The thing is that in september, my semester ...
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Filemaker alternatives for OS X

I'm looking for an alternative to FileMaker Pro. I've been playing with a trial for a week now. I'm looking for a rapid application development platform for small relational databases to run on iOS ...
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iPhoto library too big - recompression of images possible?

my iPhoto has become way too big over time. I'm looking for a way to recompress it, say bringing down the size of the average image from 3 Mb to 1 Mb (just simple JPEG recompress) without losing ...
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I'm trying to add a VPN through the network setting on OSX

I'm trying to add a VPN through the network setting on OSX. I have added the credentials through iOS on my iPhone, they check out and I'm then connected. I'm connecting to a PPTP. Example: Server ...
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“FATAL: lock file ”postmaster.pid“ already exists”

I just reinstalled postgres via brew install postgres I ran initdb /usr/local/var/postgres -E utf8 but got this: The files belonging to this database system will be owned by user "atal421". This ...
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PostgresSQL created a user account on OSX

Hello I installed PostgresSQL on my macbook but when I restarted my macbook later I saw that instead of the usual User account and the Guest account I now have also a Postgres user in my startup page ...
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How can I remove Postgres completely from my Mac?

I have been experiencing spooky behavior with Postgres after using the Mac installer for Postgres. There seems to be an existing half-baked Postgres installation that was already there and remains ...
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Spreadsheet application that can handle big data OS X

I've been working with Excel for quite a while for some statistical analysis that I do regularly. The size of the data that I'm working with has gotten much larger as of late, however. The layout of ...
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Oracle database client on OS X?

I am looking for a way to run the Oracle database client on a Mac. The server will be on a remote host. There used to be a Mac version of Oracle 10gR2 Client, but now I can't find it on Oracle's ...
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Is running multiple databases on login going to make my Mac really slow?

Sometime ago, I installed Postgres, and the Launch agent that causes it to run when I log in. Just now, I did the same thing for Mongo. I was just about to do it for Couch. I don't remember if I ...
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Does SQLite come with Mac OS X?

Is SQLite pre-installed on Mac OS X or not?
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Free Mac OS X MySQL GUI [closed]

I'm looking for a good GUI app like Heidi SQL on windows for mac os x, snow leopard specifically. It can support more DBs than MySQL but needs to at least that. I'd like to be able to manipulate DBs, ...
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OS X alternative to Filemaker

We're a small office (20 people) on OS X that needs to replace our old Appleworks databases with something that's a little more future-proof. We have the problem where something like Filemaker is a ...
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Free Database Utilities / Tools for Mac OS X

If I were using Windows and wanted to use a database I would set up a WAMP server. What can I use for Mac OS X? I'm currently using SQLite via Mike's T Sqlite / Firefox addon for SQLite. I would ...
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To find ORM app for OSX

I would like to have an app for OSX which can make Object-Role Models, similar as this one. I use currently Top Coder's UML tool. However, it has some weaknesses: I cannot change the order of columns ...
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What's the equivalent of Microsoft Access on the Mac?

I want to use a Microsoft Access 2007 database on my Mac. However, it appears that Office 2008 for Mac does not have an equivalent to Microsoft Access. I'm new the Mac so can anybody suggest a easy to ...