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2005: A Milestone for Enterprise Mobile Apps

Predictions of a strong boon in enterprise mobile have been made almost every year since the late 1990s. But this time, the stars are aligning to make 2005 the year of the mobile enterprise, says an exec with Sybase's iAnywhere Solutions. The key: A wave of mobile integration standards and technologies that bring low-cost, easy-to-deploy integration between enterprise software and smartphones, PDAs, tablets and other off-the-shelf mobile devices.

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Study Finds Changing DBA Roles in 2005

A report from Evans Data Corp. has found that more than half of all DBAs are working not just with their SQL database, but with web services, XML, middleware and even application performance tasks. See more about the changing face of DBAs and devs in 2005.

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Oracle Integration: Starting with Perl

With Oracle Open World to be held next week in San Francisco, Oracle execs and users say that integration capabilities of Oracle DBs and app servers will be a key focus in 2005. This week, IDN begins our "Integration with Oracle" series, with a a look at how devs and DBAs can use Perl for some projects. IDN speaks with Andy Duncan, co-author of O'Reilly's Perl for Oracle DBAs to get tips, tricks, and even some code samples.

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DB "Connections" Without Performance Drain

Connecting to a database improperly can be one of the greatest drains on system resources. Learn how "Connection Objects" can help architect reusable DB connects without killing performance.

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Hanging Up On Cost, Complexity of Voice IT

A small software firm in the farthest corner of the South Pacific has come up with new, loosely-coupled XML-based voice technologies that make it easier and cheaper for architects to design and deploy a wide array of voice-driven web services and integration projects. See how Australia's Skunkworks is catching the attentions of telcos and exchange users.

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DB "Connections" That Don’t Drain Performance

Connecting to a database improperly can be one of the greatest drains on system resources. Learn how "Connection Objects" can help architect reusable DB connects without killing performance.

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.NET Designer Tool Cuts Coding By 80 Percent

A small Silicon Valley tools firm has developed a .NET developers' aid that can cut up to 80% of your .NET design and coding by providing end-to-end auto-generation of code for GUI, queries, workflow, transaction management and database connectivity. See why devs at McDonald's, Otis Elevator and others are sold on these .NET tools from Iron Speed.

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Software Vendors Pile on with XQuery Plans

Despite database vendor disharmony over web services workflow (or choreography), they do agree on something: XQuery, the proposed W3C standard for querying XML data and documents. Last week, the W3C began reviewing a test suite for XQuery. Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Informix and Software AG are among those with tools, roadmaps and demos on offer.

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Tips & Tricks: A Cross-DB Resource Guide

More and more, enterprise developers (Java, VB/.NET, C++, etc.) are being asked to create more efficient solutions for providing cross-database access to applications and users. Even without knowing a great deal about web services techniques, developers have a growing number of options, thanks to a variety of enhancements to familiar tools and techniques.

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Hands On: Cross-DB Resource Guide for Devs

More and more often, enterprise developers of all stripes (Java, VB/.NET, C++, etc.) are asked to build cross-database access for applications and end users. This week, as part of IDN's reference library series for "developers as integrators," we present the latest in a growing list of cross-db methods for JDBC, OBDC, ADOdb, JDO, SQL and XML.

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Developers Using XML for Real Time Data Access

A recent study by a leading developer-focused research firm is finding that XML is gaining steam for certain mission-critical data access projects. See why Evans Data Corp. says almost half of all devs surveyed are working on some data integration-related project using XML.

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Tips & Tricks: A Cross-DB Resource Guide

More and more often, enterprise developers of all stripes (Java, VB/.NET, C++, etc.) are asked to build cross-database access for applications and end users. This week, as part of IDN's reference library series for "developers as integrators," IDN presents the latest in a growing list of cross-db methods for JDBC, OBDC, ADOdb, JDO, SQL and XML.

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