Business – LibreOffice Writer Basics

This LibreOffice Writer beginner’s tutorial will show you the basics of the application, which is actually a spreadsheet application. It has been developed by Open Office, a free suite of office productivity software, which also includes Calc+Wysiwyg, and Placewinds. This free application was released in April 2021 and has gained much popularity among users due … More Business – LibreOffice Writer Basics

Technology – How to Install Zip and Unzip in Linux

Zipping and unzipping files make complicated tasks like file transfer easier. Zip is a commonly utilized compression function that is portable and easy to use. One can even unzip files in Windows created in Linux. Compression of files and folders allows faster and more effective transfer, storage, and emailing of files. Unzip is a tool … More Technology – How to Install Zip and Unzip in Linux

Netezza / PureData – What client tools to use with Netezza

Occasionally, a client will want a list of tools to work with Netezza / PureData, other than the Netezza Administrator Client.  Honestly, there are several tools which could be used, if they have odbc and/or jdbc connectivity.  However, these are the tools which keep being used across different customers. Open Source For customers willing to … More Netezza / PureData – What client tools to use with Netezza

Information Management Unit Testing

Information management projects generally have the following development work: Data movement software; Data conversion software; Data cleansing routines; Database development DDL; and Business intelligence and reporting analytical solutions. Module testing validates that each module’s logic satisfies requirements specified in the requirements specification. Effective  Practices Should focus on testing individual modules to ensure that they perform to … More Information Management Unit Testing

Useful Tools for Technical Consultants and Developers

Here is a quick list of technical consultant and developer tools (free or open-source), which have proven useful over the years to me.  Hopefully, this information will be of use to you as well. Text and Code Editors Notepad++ Notepad++, which I have been using for years now, is a free source code editor which … More Useful Tools for Technical Consultants and Developers