distributed.net is a loosely knit group of computer users from all of the world that is taking up challenges requiring lots of computing power (most notably the RC5, DES, and OGR cracking contests). It is simple to participate in the challenges by downloading and running their client software (which uses idle CPU time to complete its tasks).
The DNEWS News Server is a (USENET) news server. Installing your own local news server software gives you complete control to create your own discussion forums for communication. DNews News Server software provides many features, including ease-of-use, reliability, and scalability.
Easysoft JDBC-ODBC Bridge enables Java applications and applets on any JVM to access any remote ODBC data source, such as MS Access or SQL Server. It is a Type 3 driver certified by Sun Microsystems for use with J2EE™ branded products. The client driver is 100% Java, eliminating the hassle of client side ODBC drivers. It is compatible with any third party ODBC driver and gives multiple concurrent access to multiple data sources from multiple client devices. It is built for commercial use with high transaction rates and dependable performance. It is compatible with all leading Web application servers and Java™ IDEs.
Monetra is a scalable payment processing engine for Linux, Unix, and Windows. It is designed to handle credit, debit, gift, EBT, and check authorizations and is certified to support major clearing house protocols. Features include support for multiple modems, multiple merchant accounts, and multiple processors, all simultaneously -- as well as IP and SSL connectivity along side SQL database support. Designed in C, conforming to POSIX standards, and utilizing light weight processes (threads), this product is able to handle a large number of transactions with high speed and minimal CPU usage.
myFriends is a small program for all of you who have an Apache WEB server and mySQL database running. It is an address list using a WEB interface. It maintains similar things to most address book tools, as well as family relationships. It will also store any number of dates, binary flags or plain text notes to each name. This version targets anyone who wishes to use a simple system and provides a starting point for learning these technologies.