Firebird is on the cover of this month's issue of C++Builder Developer's Journal. The 2-part article inside, by Iskander Shafikov, discusses how to use Firebird in the C++Builder IDE. Serious Firebirders are invited to request a free PDF or HTML copy of this issue. You can view the preview cover at the BCBJ website for a limited time.
Cassandra Welcome to Apache Cassandra The Apache Cassandra database is the right choice when you need scalability and high availability without compromising performance. Linear scalability and proven fault-tolerance on commodity hardware or cloud infrastructure make it the perfect platform for mission-critical data. Cassandra's support for replicating across multiple datacenters is best-in-class, providing lower latency for your users and the peace of mind of knowing that you can survive regional outages.