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ALTIBASE HDB is a in-memory database, relational database management system manufactured by Altibase Corporation. The software comes with a hybrid architecture which allows it to access both memory-resident and disk-resident tables using single interface. It supports both synchronous and asynchronous replication and offers real-time ACID compliance. Support is also offered for a variety of SQL standards and programming languages. Other important capabilities include data import and export, data... read more

The HDB Gallery is the visitor centre of the Housing Development Board, also known as HDB, Singapore's public housing authority. The gallery showcases the transformation in living conditions in Singapore. From overcrowded slums and kampongs in the 1960s to the vibrant towns today, the HDB Gallery enables visitors to witness the change the city undergo through multi-sensory and self-exploratory exhibits. is a government statutory board under the Ministry of National Development (MND). It was first... read more

Build to order (HDB)

Build To Order (abbrev: BTO; Chinese: 预购组屋制度) is a Housing and Development Board (HDB) flat allocation system that offers flexibility in timing and location for owners buying a New HDB flats in Singapore. Eligible buyers planning to shift into a new HDB apartment in the near future, can apply for apartments in their preferred location from specific sites launched. Tender for construction will be called only if the number of applicants is at least 70% of the number of apartments in a specific... read more

HDB/Cram and Ferguson

Hoyle, Doran & Berry, Inc., also known as HDB/Cram and Ferguson, was the successor firm to the original partnership of Ralph Adams Cram, Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, and Frank Ferguson, their structural engineer making the firm one of the earliest A/E firms. Hoyle, Doran and Berry, Inc. was dissolved in 2011. Ethan Anthony, AIA ICTP now leads the practice as Cram and Ferguson Architects LLC.The original partnership was founded in 1889 by the "preeminent American Ecclesiastical Gothicist"Jay C. Henry,... read more

Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Sunset over HDB block, Singapore

===Sunset in Woodlands, Singapore in 2005===Voting period ends on 6 Apr 2013 at 14:27:22 (UTC)Original – A brilliant sunset at Block 754, Woodlands Ave 9 captured on 12 November 2005.As nominator, I think it will only be wise to close this one. Help please! Arctic Kangaroo 07:57, 29 March 2013 (UTC) --Armbrust The Homunculus 08:30, 29 March 2013 (UTC)Category:Featured picture nominations Category:Featured picture nominations/March 2013 read more


== Summary ==A HDB Shophouse Block 721, at West Coast. read more

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== Summary ==Apartment block in Singapore undergoing IUP Plus, an upgrading program by the HDB read more


Cash-Over-Valuation, or COV for short as it is commonly known in Singapore, was a prevalent feature in the resale market for HDB (Housing Development Board) flats in Singapore for years until it was reviewed on 10 March 2014., HDB, retrieved 30 Oct 2015.COV can be defined as the difference between the resale price and the market value of the flat (HDB) that is paid by the buyer upfront., HDB, retrieved 30 Oct 2015.Before 10 March 2014, a HDB resale flat begins with a professional valuation to discover... read more


A set of parking coupons used in Singapore. Obtained from Copyright of the coupon design is assumed to be held by HDB/URA.==Fair use under coupon parking==This image is being linked here; though the picture is subject to copyright I (Mailer Diablo) feel it is covered by the U.S. fair use laws because: read more

ERA Centre

ERA Centre, formerly Toa Payoh Entertainment Centre (Chinese 大巴窑娱乐中心) is a shopping mall (formerly an entertainment centre) located near Toa Payoh Bus Interchange and Toa Payoh, beside HDB Hub & Orange Tee Building.==Redevelopment==It was the first cinema opened in an HDB estate by Eng Wah since 1975.In February 2011, Eng Wah sold the entertainment centre to Hersing Pte Ltd for $66 million.The cinema ceased operation together with Jubilee Entertainment Centre on 9 December 2010 and... read more

Pioneer Mall

Pioneer Mall is a 4-storey neighbourhood shopping centre in Jurong West, Singapore.There is a HDB service centre located at the 2nd floor of the building.. Most of the shopping mall is leased by the hypermarket chain Giant. Pioneer Mall serves residents mainly living near the Pioneer MRT Station. There is also a McDonald's fast food restaurant in the mall.This is where activities are often held to bond the community together, through activities organised by the HDB, the South West CDC and West Coast... read more

Bidadari, Singapore

Bidadari (, ), also known as Bidadari Estate, is an upcoming housing estate located in central Singapore. It is part of the HDB town of Toa PayohBefore the development of Bidadari Estate, the subzone was the site of Bidadari Cemetery, which served Christian, Muslim, Hindu and Sinhalese communities.====Bidadari Cemetery====In 1903, plans were made to develop a new Christian Cemetery at Bidadari and subsequently land was acquired around the Bidadari Estate. Bidadari Cemetery was officially opened in... read more

Pasir Ris Drive 3

Pasir Ris Drive 3 is a relatively long road with 4 lanes ( 2 for each direction ) located in Pasir Ris, Singapore. The SBS Transit bus service 6 and 89 operates on this road. On the east of this road is the Loyang Industrial Estate and a mosque while on the west of this road are HDB blocks and two schools scattered in between. read more

Teck Whye LRT Station

Teck Whye LRT Station (BP4) is an LRT station on the Bukit Panjang LRT Line in Singapore.==Etymology==Teck Whye was picked as the name of the station as it is near Teck Whye Heights, which is a cluster of HDB flats forming part of Choa Chu Kang.==Schools nearby==Category:Railway stations opened in 1999Category:Light Rail Transit (Singapore) stations read more

Rumbia LRT Station

Rumbia LRT Station (SE2) is an LRT station on the Sengkang LRT Line East Loop in Rivervale, Singapore. This station is located near Rivervale Mall, some HDB flats and Rivervale Crest.==Etymology==''Sagu Rumbia'' and ''Buah Rumbia'' were quite common in this area. The former was found in swampy areas, while the latter grew on undulating land.===Rail===Category:Railway stations opened in 2003Category:Light Rail Transit (Singapore) stations read more


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