Thursday, March 13, 2014

Simple NoSQL wrapper for SQL

Thinking Biggy with Rob Conery @ .NET Rocks!

"Biggy is a project in GitHub that puts a wrapper over top of Postgres (and SQL Server for that matter) to allow you to handle documents (aka JSON) efficiently and fast. Rob takes on thinking around noSQL in general, including graph and document databases. This leads to a whole discussion on what we should store and why."



PostgreSQL: The world's most advanced open source database

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Waiting for the Summer to Come - Carl Franklin

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Google Drive Reduced Prices

Google Drive Chops Prices - InformationWeek:

"Google Drive now offers 15 GB of storage for free, up from 5 GB. Its paid storage tiers are now 100 GB for $24 a year, down from $60; 1 TB for $120 a year, down from $600; and 10 TB for $1,200 a year, with larger allotments available."

Microsoft OneDrive (previously known as SkyDrive) offers 7 GB for free, 50 GB for $25 a year, 100 GB for $50 a year, and 200 GB for $100 a year.

Apple iCloud offers 5 GB of storage at no cost, a 10-GB upgrade for $20 a year, a 20-GB upgrade for $40 a year, and a 50-GB upgrade for $100 a year.

Dropbox offers 2 GB for free, with 100 GB for $99 a year, 200 GB for $199 a year, and 500 GB for $499 a year.

Free Windows Phone OS ?

Will Microsoft Waive Windows Phone Fees? - InformationWeek:

"Microsoft has waived Windows Phone licensing fees for two Indian smartphone makers Lava and Karbonn. Will the company extend the offer to other manufacturers to help boost sales?

Google allows handset makers to use Android for free

...Reports suggest that Nokia pays between $20 and $30 per device to license Windows Phone..."