A collection of data that is usually organized into tables for different data objects. Tables usually consists of records on instances of the data objects.

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Convert Excel Text string to Time

I'm trying to Export from an OLD System that stored Time in / Time out as a text string in 24 hour time. For example 3pm, is entered as 1500 (no colon) Is there a simple way I can convert these ...
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Google Maps mashup for notes/househunting

I'm house-hunting at the moment and I'm trying to geek it out er I mean streamline the decision-making process. I'm currently using google maps's "my maps" feature to store pins to properties. I ...
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Is there an online alternative for picasa? [closed]

Is there an installable PHP/MySQL image database system like Picasa? I want to setup a small image database for our company. It would be hosted online, so the co-workers have access from any place. I ...
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Connection problem to MySQL on another machine on LAN

I'm having trouble connecting to a MySQL database on the other machine on the same network. Could not connect to the specified instance. MySQL error number 1130 Host 'abc' is not allowed to ...
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MS Access split database queries

When the frontend of a MS Access db queries a MS Access backend on another machine over the network, does it pull in the whole table/database/file, or does it have some way of extracting just what it ...
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Is it possible to have Word 2007 access a MySQL database?

What I essentially want is some way to expand my mail merge system. If an account number gets sent to a word document via mail merge, I would like some way for Word to connect to a MySQL database and ...
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What is a DDL script in the context of databases?

What is a DDL script in the context of databases?
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Linux GUI Database Manager

Does anyone Know any KDE application for working with databases in a unified way? It must support several DBs (sqlite, MySQL, Oracle). GTK apps are also welcome :)
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How do I recover my database?

I exported my database to test whether it works. I then deleted the database and then it went to the "Trash" (I'm using Ubuntu). I then deleted it from "Trash" accidently. Is there a way to recover ...
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What are some free tools to both view and modify Microsoft Access database (.mdb) files? [closed]

The database part of OpenOffice is a bit limited. What other tools exist to work with my legacy .mdb files?
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Which is the best solution for shared database meeting these requirements?

Which solution would you recommend which has: a relational database with a user interface access for 20-50 users potentially working in parallel user authentication log of changes customizable ...
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Open Source alternative to FileMaker or Access?

I'm looking for an open source alternative to simple databases such as FileMaker or Access (something visual where you don't need SQL very much). I know of Base in OpenOffice.org but I think it is ...
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Easily host a MediaWiki locally?

Is there a simple Wiki that doesn't use a database, but which uses syntax like MediaWiki? (eg. like Wikipedia) I want to host it locally on my PC, but have it hosted as an HTTP webserver on a ...
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What is the best way to convert a MySQL database to an access database?

I need to convert databases both directions and I also need to grab subsets of data on occasion. Is there an easy way to do this?
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Home movie database software

I am looking for (preferably open-source) software for Windows XP that will allow me to keep track of all our self-made videos. My parents should be able to operate it, so we would like it to have a ...
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To have Vim Psql's editor

I have a Fresh Ubuntu installation. I have no personal dot-files active. I run unsuccessfully \e file.sql in Psql, when I have the following in my .bashrc, since Nano opens instead of Vim export ...
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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 ...
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What happened to WinFS?

The most interesting feature that was ever connected to what eventually became Vista was WinFS, a revolutionary (so it seemed, at least back then) new way of storing and accessing information on a ...
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How do I convert a Mac OS Filemaker 2 database to a recent FM or Bento db, preserving the relations and field data types

I'm hoping for more than just exporting the data, I would like to preserve the relation between the databases. This is for a friend's legacy database that tracks monthly fees from a list of clients. ...