08-28-2006, 11:26 AM
Through the use of virtualization technology, Ingres Project Icebreaker allows for the installation of a database without the need for a full-blown OS underneath it.
By reading your article, I found this link, "The View Beyond Vista (http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/06_19/b3983019.htm)" via that article, that may be more interesting.
"THE IDEA OF SPLITTING THE SOFTWARE BRAIN of a single, physical computer into a number of software-based "virtual machines" has been around since IBM (IBM ) made such software available on mainframes in the late 1960s".
The new trend is:
1. Hosted applications. (http://tools.devshed.com/c/a/Online-Business-Help/What-Are-Hosted-Applications/)
2. (XML) Web Services.
3. Google Applications for your domain (https://www.google.com/a/).
Related link: "dbQwikSite (http://www.dbqwiksite.com/index.html) is a revolutionary software for building all kinds of web applications connected to databases. dbQwikSite is an intelligent code generator saving hours of tedious web programming".