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There's also http://data.stackexchange.com/ There's an ever increasing number of data sets to choose from. These sets are of different sizes, the Stack Overflow one being the largest by far.


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On W3Schools you have the "Try it yourself" option where you can make your own queries. It's a very very useful site!


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While I was learning SQL, I had saved a small list of usable bookmarks of good sites from which you can execute SQL queries and I'm still keeping this list. Let me share it with you: activeSQL SQLCourse SQLCourse 2 SQLzoo


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I like goodreads


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MusicBrainz is the most comprehensive database that I know of. It's not very user-friendly, though--it's just a raw database. Last.fm is a nice alternative, but it's not quite as comprehensive. Also, the content is mainly user-generated, which means there may be some mistakes in labeling. Still, it gives some cool statistics and has some other neat features ...


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Have you considerd this? The way Google Docs spreadsheets now can be used as (very) simple databases is by using a form (one single form per spreadsheet/workbook) to sequentially input data, o by using an Import function to retrieve data from a public web based source - the ImportRange function allow retrieving data from other Google Docs spreadsheets ...


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Amazon offers two different hosted database solutions: Amazon SimpleDb, a non-relational database, and Amazon RDS, a relational database. Couchdb is also a NoSQL database with a 100% RESTful interface. You can also bundle applications within the Couchdb package itaself and administer the database with the web-based console. Both Cloudant and IrisCouch offer ...


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Have you looked at Shelfari? Looks good to me, even though some features of LibraryThing are still missing.


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myLittleAdmin Website Live demo myLittleAdmin is the first web-based management tool specially designed for MS SQL Server 2005 and 2008. It allows managing most objects of MS SQL Server databases and servers through a web browser. myLittleAdmin is fully integrated with the best hosting control panels (Plesk, DNP, Helm, ...) but can ...


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Try using the Forms functionality that is already provided by Google: http://support.google.com/docs/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=87809 This help article shows you how to set up a form, and the form responses go to a Google Spreadsheet with all of the data. You could create a simple form that asks users to enter an email address and hit "Submit" The ...


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You should see if Google Apps Script meets your requirement. Check out this article, Tutorial: Expense Report Approval, on using scripts with Forms and Spreadsheets.


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I played around with books.google.com. It works great for keeping an online library. (You can find my personal library here.) There is also the Amazon Reading List Plugin for LinkedIn If you're a big LinkedIn user.


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As much as it pains me to say it - use Bing Maps instead. You can store notes, Photo URLs and website URLs to keep tabs on your listings. The My Places lists are also a lot easier for collating into a form of grouping (useful for your Estate Agent example). As you mentioned http://rightmove.co.uk it may be worth looking at other data sets in the UK - to ...


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I haven't tried it but this plugin seems to be what you need: External DB authentication.


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Sounds like you should try Ragic. You design your tables like spreadsheet, but all data is stored in database, and the problem of linking the IDs that you mentioned won't be an issue since you can use a drop down to select entries from another table.


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If you're looking for something beyond database tables, like master-detail forms with a RESTful HTTP API. Take a look at Ragic You create forms like creating a spreadsheet form, and all forms comes with a RESTful HTTP API that returns the data in JSON.


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You might consider Amazon's SimpleDB service. If your application is small enough in scale, it would probably be free or effectively free (e.g. less than a dollar per month). You certainly can't beat its reliability, although it won't give you the familiarity of something like MySQL: http://aws.amazon.com/simpledb/


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You can get an account on apex.oracle.com and run SQL statements there. You can upload CSV files into tables, then query them through the SQL Workshop. You also get to build Application Express web-apps over the tables if you want.


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See if you can use Ragic. It works like Google Spreadsheet / Google Form, and it supports scripting. It also have an HTTP API to retrieve your data in JSON format. There's a free community version that you can use to try it out.


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If you're familiar with spreadsheets like Excel, I would suggest Ragic Builder. You can design your online database just like creating a spreadsheet form, and it can cover pretty much most of what you would need in a business database application. If you're a developer you can extend and customize it with HTTP API and server-side Javascript. www.ragic.com ...


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There isn't currently a way to import data, though it may be added in the future.


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I think Microsoft SQL Azure comes with REST and also T-SQL stream.


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Nothing that is free will be as reliable as something that you pay for. Where is the incentive for the hosting company to keep it going? This application will be used by many people How many in total and how many at once? This will be important to any solution as you'll need to choose the solution that will cope with the demand. The only guaranteed ...


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My company does a lot of work in the area of API integrations and small business automation, and I've been on the search for something similar. I've got four more services to add to the list. The first three allow you to create and host a database online, and they also make it reasonably easy to create webforms and online reports that hook up to the DBs. ...


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NearlyFreeSpeech.com has ridiculously cheap mysql hosting. About $7.30/year.


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Don't know if this meets your needs, but many of the BigOven recipes include calorie and nutritional information. They've got a RESTful API.


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You can use Google Sites for the free website part, and then you have access to their API's in any google service via Google App Scripts. Help on using Apps Scripts in your site is available too. After looking at a lot of questions about replacements for Access and Zoho Creator I compiled the following: http://www.zoho.com/creator ...


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According to this page on the Wikitravel site: There are currently no database dumps of Wikitravel available for download. Some people have asked to make dumps available. However, the article does go on to state: Reasons to make dumps available makes it easier for other sites to use WT info will make the Offline_Reader_Expedition ...


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In terms of a "web app that comes closest to the sketch and or description", my first thought was Google Squared - but alas, it no longer exists (I thought it was an amazing innovation). But here's something to try: http://www.wolframalpha.com. Enter a search term such as mammals or presidents.



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