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You can use FengOffice, however, I don't think it has the ability to upload/download as office formats. There is EtherPad, which google docs docs is based off of, but it only has word documents, and I don't think it has upload/download either.


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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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Actually I myself have written something in the vein of google docs. It's backed by a mongoDb database. And I am willing to publish the source code of the project or send it to interested people. So hosting this on your own server would be no problem at all. You can find the application here: http://mgdx.net/ This was written completely in PHP. Currently ...


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The advantages of using an hosted solution is that you don't need to care about installing, configuring and, mostly important, monitoring the application. The provider will take care of all system administration tasks for you. Conversely, usually you can't pretend the same customization level provided by self-installed applications. An other very good ...


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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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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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There are several open source and paid platforms, but what you want to do must be done at the university level. If you set something up on your own you will spend a lot of time convincing your fellow students to join. Unless that is the official way to communicate, the professor will not get involved. These programs are called learning management systems. ...


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MindTouch Platform and MindTouch Core are both self-hosted. The UI is non-invasive and very clean. You can use MindTouch Platform in conjunction with the desktop connecter to import your docs. More steps than viewing a document in Google Docs, but does give you the security of your fire wall. And the WYSIWYG editor makes editing documents as simple as Word. ...


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Managing Typepad is extremely easy. I've used them extensively in the past for our corporate blog, and been fairly happy with their service. The only complaint I've had is that they're somewhat barebones, feature-wise, in exchange for very high uptime and a very simple user interface. As far as I know, Typepad doesn't even offer a host-it-yourself service; ...


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Take a look at http://blog.webservius.com/2010/09/14/introducing-amazon-simpledb-integration/ (solution that turns a SimpleDB table into a full-featured REST API complete with a developer signup page, XML and JSON support, etc)



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