Databases Articles

How PostgreSQL Check Constraints Reduce Your Development Time

April 1, 2012

In the comments around the last post here on Malt Blue, why Kohana is an excellent alternative to the Zend Framework, which received quite a bit of attention socially as well, there was a bit of attention focused on the database layer. Specifically: Lubos said: Very similar to Kohana is Yii, however it offers significantly more robust functionalities - ORM based on PDO supports 5 RDBMS, web2 widgets based on JQuery UI, built-in support for integration with 3rd party libraries.

Beginning cloud development with cloudControl - Part 2 - MySQL

April 16, 2011

<p><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 13px; font-weight: normal;">In <a title="Beginning cloud development with cloudControl" href="">part one of the series</a> we got a birds eye view of a great cloud development solution for <acronym title="Pre-Hypertext Processing">PHP</acronym> - <a href=""><strong>cloudControl</strong></a>. We looked at the concept of what it is, what you can do with it and ran through a basic deployment with a rather basic application. If you missed the first part, I strongly encourage you to read it before continuing on with part two. When you’re done, come on back and work through it here.</span></p> <p><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 13px; font-weight: normal;">In this, part two of the series, things start to get more serious. </span>In this part, we’re going to start to flesh out the application started in part one, adding in MySQL support - showing just how simple cloudControl makes this for us.</p>