“A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.”
“If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.”
If you are looking for a MySQL admin tool that isn’t phpMyAdmin, Sequel Pro may just fit the bill. A community project that in the process of expanding beyond MySQL to other DBMSs like PostgresSQL, MS SQL Server, it looks like it has a lot of potential and decent management of the project. The UI design is somewhat lacking and is missing the ability to compare/sync two databases. Also missing is the ability to export a database and obfuscate production data for use as test data.
- Converting from other Databases to PostgreSQL (wiki.postgresql.org)
- MongoDB is the New MySQL (redmonk.com)
- MySQL vs PostgreSQL: Why MySQL Is Superior To PostgreSQL (udemy.com)
On September 11, 2001 I watched the world change in front of my eyes, just as my father saw the world change when Sputnik went up on October 4, 1957, and his father listened to FDR’s "Day of Infamy" speech on December 8th, 1941. I have an edited version of Jewel’s "Hands" with all the sound bites from Sept. 11th on my iPod just to remind me how important eternal vigilance is.
UPDATED 25-May-2016: I noticed that Wikipedia deleted the phrase “Culture of Entitlement”. Recalling that I spent a considerable amount of time taking the political bias out of the entry, I’m frankly unimpressed. So I offer up a CPA Journal article titled, “Changing a culture of entitlement into a culture of merit”
I don’t know whether to rejoice or cry at the fact that Wikipedia just accepted in whole my edits to the entry “Culture of Entitlement”. They also upgraded the validity of the entry from being biased to valid.
I was compelled to edit it after running into several people in Florida, and then one trusted source in DC that says they are increasingly seeing people that are basically expecting President Obama to solve all thier problems, including employment. One lady from Indiapolis, who is currently living in her broken-down car on Connecticut Ave. has told authorities that she is expecting a job from the President on the January 21st because he told her so on television.
This is scary stuff because there is an entire sub-culture out there that is expecting to either have a job provided for them or have a check written to them because they voted for Barack Obama. Forget personal responsibility or common sense. One official in Florida told me that people are acting like the Thessalonians. I hope that isn’t the case. If so what is going to happen when these same people wake up and realize that Obama isn’t the Messiah and that “Obama’s [NOT] gonna’ take care of that”.
Seth Godin has made me think again about strategic plans and how to build businesses.
I love Spring… and the software framework is pretty good, too. Having said that, I find it funny that the SpringSource site uses the CMS Drupal.
“Leadership is an active, living process. It is rooted in character, forged by experience, and communicated by example.”
- 5 Questions with John Baldoni, Author of The Leader’s Pocket Guide(epicliving.blogs.com)
- Lead to Succeed: 10 Traits of Great Leadership in Business and Life ebook downloads(idboqic.wordpress.com)
Incredible blog about managing humans (real ones). This blog is nice as it is a nice conversation about what it takes to really motivate people to do stuff. It also has a nice design.
The older I get the more I value time, mine and others. So while reading Tom’s experience of switching from Windows to Mac OS X via Unbuntu Linux. Tom, like myself, values his time, too. So it’s no surprise to me, while reading that Crossover and Wine mostly wasted a lot of his instead of moving his productivity forward, that what came to mind is an old quote about Linux, “Linux is only free if your time has no value. (Jamie Zawinski)”. As it stands right now, I’m planning to switch to Apple as soon as I can afford it.
Simple… It just works.