I get a lot of questions about _Active_ versus _Passive_ FTP Connections, specifically when people are configuring their FTP firewall settings as described in my articles like _Configuring FTP Firewall Settings in IIS_ and _FTP Firewall Support_, and I get related questions when people are trying to figure out why they can't use the command-line FTP.EXE utility that ships with Windows over the I
Social media continues to play a pivotal role in day-to-day commerce. It offers shoppers valuable resources, from product evaluations and opinions to advice and trends to watch, but what about social media's influence in the manufacturing sector, the source of consumer satisfaction? According to a recent survey by the Manufacturing Leadership Council, 13 percent of manufacturing executives plan ..
Oracle R Enterprise enables users to generate R graphs at the database server and return them in a variety of ways: an XML representation using base 64 encoding of the PNG images, in a table with a BLOB column containing the PNG images, and interactively returning the actual image to the R user at the client. This last case allows users to generate images at the database server machine and have