This is interesting: Historical trend of relational DBMS popularity I assumed that the free databases would be strong, but that they’re on places 2 and 4 is astonishing. And look at the rise rate of MariaDB, which is more popular…

Tho the prediction was rain, I took out my motorcycle today. Checked tyre pressure at a local gas station (so, not this one), and then went to Groß-Gerau, where Zuleikha goes to school and where the nearest Honda dealer is….

I’m preparing things to get my motorcycle running – want to use it to go to work, plus I have to get it checked soon. First thing of course is to give it power: Charging a motorcycle battery After that…

Some photos I took since Friday

Friday morning in the office. First way after starting my computer is to the coffee machine, where it always looks like this: Some things will never change… Before returning to our – or her – flat, Tuna likes to sit…

Ascension, and Father's Day

Here in Germany, we celebrate Father’s Day each year on Ascension Day. You can read all about it if you follow the links, but I decided not to join a tour with friends, but to do something with my family…

Credits: xkcd

Weekend warriors

Like most people who still have a regular job, and for whom photography is just a hobby, it’s mostly the weekends when I can take photos. So here are two from yesterday and from today: Tulip Photographer and model (Zuleikha…

This. It’s from their 1977 album “Aja”, one of their best ever. Oh, and “Aja” is pronounced like “Asia”. Couldn’t have done this any better. Here is the song without explanations, and here is the album. Enjoy…

Here are two photos of the moon, both from this morning, both with the same camera and lens. One from home, short before I entered the garage, the other from after arriving at work: Moon over Mörfelden-Walldorf, 2016 Moon over…

A car, older than me

Normally I don’t take many photos of vehicles. But my colleague Gunther likes old cars, and this one’s older than me: VW Käfer (Beetle) from 1953 Converted from raw using Olympus Viewer 3, Fuji Neopan Acros 100 film simulation, b&w…