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  • Deleting a MySQL database through a Linux shell command

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  • How can I secure my database password using PHP?

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  • Moving a Redis database from one server to another

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  • How to authenticate database users with Hibernate

    For our database, I need to authenticate several users but we can't figure out how to do it with Hibernate. Is is actually possible to do it? If so, how?

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  • Connect to DB2 of V5R1 from .NET application

    Hi all, I want to connect to AS/400 DB2 from my .NET application. I just want to know which are prerequisites for this connectivity and data retrieval.

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  • What new features would you like to see on ITKnowledgeExchange.com?

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