Hello, everyone. I was a software engineer for AT&T Bell Labs for 15 years, doing fault recovery programming in C. Recently, I became involved in a genealogy volunteer project that among other things involves a database. I inherited the database and it was working fine for a while, but because of some glitches with the host, I am exploring other options. I'll post my questions in the appropriate forum. I'm basically trying to figure out how to build indexes and write a database search page. When I started working on this project, last year in November, I started teaching myself Java, and by February, I'd written some tools to help manage the project. Lately, I've been teaching myself PHP and MySQL towards the possibility of solving my database problems.

I look forward to working with everyone to learn about databases!

Alice in Illinois