Pentaho (Community version) will suit your purpose perfectly.
Pentaho has separate software programs for each aspect of BI (ETL, cubes creation, drilling/MDX, reports, dashboards, automation, etc), making it easy to understand the various activities of Business Intelligence.
Each of the entities is Open Source. That means that not only it is free, but in ...
It should be a website, or otherwise use Windows: Sort of. It runs on a linux server, but hosts a website for its GUI that can be used from any computer
Open source, or free, or free to try: Open Source and Free as in Beer
Should handle up to 10000 users Yes,
Ability to search for books that discuss a particular topic Yes, I'm not ...
There is ISO/IEC 13250:2003 standard for storing related information: topic maps
A topic map represents information using
topics, representing any concept, from people, countries, and organizations to software modules, individual files, and events,
associations, representing hypergraph relationships between topics, and
occurrences, representing information ...
The best solution out there that fits my requirements is: BiblioteQ
Free and open source: GitHub.
Self contained and offline.
Windows, Linux and MAC compatible (For both x86 and ARM architectures).
Multilingual: Czech, Dutch (Belgium and Netherlands), English, French, Hungarian, German and Greek.
Maintained and up-to-date project.
Very feature rich ...
I have developed on Fedora Commons for a national library that holds 14 million books.
It has FedoraShare, a web interface for managing/viewing objects. There is also a Windows/Mac/Linux/Java UI. To adapt to your needs you might want to consider third-party UIs or develop your own, though.
10000 users and many many more
Search is extremely ...
You might wish to take a look at Tomboy, which is available cross-platform for Linux, Mac and Windows – and even has mobile apps (e.g. Tomdroid for Android) to connect with:
Tomboy (source: Wikipedia; click image for larger variant)
As the screenshot shows, the GUI is a mix of notepad and wiki. You can connect notes, group notes, and even have them sorted ...
I use Anki for this.
It allows you to write these facts as question/answer:
You can organize facts in decks, and also add tags if you have many and want to organize them better. You can search them by full-text search or browse the list or search by tags. See for instance how I search my "tech" deck for all byobu commands:
Free for Win/Mac/Linux/Android.
There is an excellent PIM/outliner called Treeline that is freely available (GNU GPL) and runs under Windows and Linux.
There is a small, but reasonably gentle learning curve. It comes with a number of small sample files/databases to illustrate its chief features. The example of the book catalogue (screenshot above) shows how the categories could "map" to ...
That is not just a "Whiteboard", that is called a Kanban board.
And there are some online applications:
The first option is Trello. It has a free account and can be a collaborative board. The main advantage of it is that the interface is very clean and user-friendly.
The advantage is that you can make an infinite amount of boards. The paid version ...
I recommend Evernote because it matches very well with your specific requirements.
Let's take a look at those requirements:
When I do research I often find pieces of information (typically between 1-2 sentences) at different locations on the web. I would like be able categorize (or maybe link or tag) these snippets in some kind of searchable database.
What you are looking for is called a database, (some people try to use a spreadsheet but just don't be one of them). It will allow you to store whatever data you need to store, query it, update it, query it, etc. You would need one set of records with details about the items movies, etc. with the title, originator, possibly cast, etc., another with reviews ...
After some time searching the interwebs myself, I actually found something that hit all the issues I need.
Web based wasn't one of my needs, but it doesn't really matter if it was web based or software based. It gives me the ability to make my own columns, specifically the 4 I stated. It gives me the ability to post notes on the board and move them around ...
Try my Portable Kanban:
It works offline it's free, can be used commercially.
It works on Windows only.
It has a Pomodoro timer that is configurable (work/short pause/long
pause intervals, sound)
It has a lot of options for configuring UI and board (including fullscreen mode).
May be used for teams too (requires Redis server).
Here's a screenshot of the ...
Glad, you've found a solution! If you ever decide that you need more, i would recommend checking out Eylean Board.
It is exactly what you were looking for an electronic whiteboard to capture all of the moving parts of your project. You can use it with a team or alone and make it as simple or as intricate as needed. The nice thing is that it allows to use ...
Back in the lost days of programming without resources (three months ago), I used ART - A Reporting Tool (http://art.sourceforge.net/) to build quick and dirty data visualizations. It's a open-source, cross-platform reporting solution.
It's the lightweightEST solution around (there is a version that takes only 2.5mb of disk space, compare with 1.8 gigs of ...
CiviCRM looks like it might satisfy most or all of your requirements:
easy learning curve: ?
cross platform (Mac/Linux/Windows): Yes
track donors: Yes
track event attendees: Yes
mailing list for subscribers: Yes
As James suggests in the comments, it might be easiest to start with a simple spreadsheet or similar ...
Have you tried BigOven?
It enables you to import from URL/input the recipe.
It generates your groceries list from the recipe.
It runs on the web but you can download it as an app on your iPhone/iPad/Android/Kindle Fire/Windows Phone.
Sounds like it could fit.
this is a question of "too many options" and not "too few" or "unknown".
Yes, there are numerous ways to achieve the above. I'm a Web Developer, as you said that website URLs change, but they don't change often as you think. Websites which maintain some standards always take care of the modified URLs by using 301 Redirect.
So I don't think that's much of ...
I would recommend DavidRM's The Journal which I have used for years on many different tasks than just simple online journal.
The Tree structure makes it easy to organize your thoughts and each entry can contain quite a large amount of text if necessary (including any graphics or tables or links).
You can use the ability to change the notes icon to help ...
I figured this out by contacting surveygizmo.com's support staff (they're very lovely people, by the way.) I will leave this question open in case anyone is experiencing a similar situation in the future.
The answer is surveygizmo's HTTP Connect feature, which allows one to post or get data from an external database or spreadsheet. It is perfect for ...
It sounds like you are looking for Evernote which is an online service, free for basic, with browser plug ins which allow you to clip a link, page, screenshot or selection to your Evernote collection. It includes mechanisms to organise, share, discuss and search your clips.
You can try Flamory. It will save selected text from a web page or a local file on double-copy.
In addition, it will save a screenshot, so you can visually find the needed snippet. You can later find the place you saved by any words from your selection or the web page itself.
It automatically groups saved pieces into topics, based on the links between the ...
Maybe the iMapping Tool is right for you.
It is not primarily a text editor but rather a visual knowledge mapping tool, that lets you organize your text snippets, files and pictures visually on what could be described as an infinite pinboard.
Items can be nested and interlinked so you can add structure as your collection grows.
The website is in German, ...
Mnemosyne is in the same class of software as Anki (spaced repetition software) and I prefer it because it is Open Source with publicly available bug tracker, so in the long run I expect less problems with access to my data.
Available for Windows/Linux/Mac OS X/Android/also other mobile platforms, but with tricky setup.
You can search by full-text or ...
TaskBoard by kiswa
A Kanban-inspired app for keeping track of things that need to get
The goal of TaskBoard is to provide a simple and clean interface to a
functional and minimal application for keeping track of tasks. It's
not trying to be the next Trello or LeanKit.
You can customize the boards and create diferent ones, for example. "To read&...
There is a Quote Collection template on Simitless. Althoug the template gives you a basic idea of what your collection can look like, you can always:
add/remove/change the names of the columns. The way it works is that you get predefined spreadsheet-columns-like fields that you can select from to track/collect only the data you need.
import and export your ...
As your quotes are in text files, I would first suggest looking at a software like CintaNotes: http://cintanotes.com
Alternatively, you can also build your own database. For personal local needs, I would suggest one that does not require a client-server architecture. You could use a sqlite database. If you need to create graphical templates for your searchs,...
Have you thought of using Pocket (acquired by Mozilla so we kinda know it will stick around)? I used it for a while and it does quite a decent job:
lets you save links,
lets you tag them by categories,
lets you search your tags,
all of the above for free,
if you are ready to pay for a premium version ($5/month), it will keep a personal backup of all the ...