Activity tagged “mysql”
Comparing MySQL 4, MySQL 5, and Postgres 8. Don't pay too much attention to the numbers, but notice the shape of the graphs. MySQL does worse after about 7-10 concurrent queries, but Postgres gets the same throughput at 10 concurrent requests as it does at 100.
This is just nuts: something stamped final should not be this full of fail. Monty's got a great roundup of what went wrong, and as you might expect it's the classic case of letting suits and marketing schedules run software release. I thought Open Source was supposed to put the power back in the hands of the technocrats…
Wow, the stupidity of this is astounding. Good news for PostgreSQL, I guess.
Wow. This might actually be a good move for MySQL, but it certainly puts Sun's support of PostgreSQL in jepordy, which is a shame.
Malcolm unearths the stupidest MySQL bug^H^H^H feature I've seen yet. Make sure to read all the way to the punchline; it's amazing.
Loads of information about the tech behind Wikipedia. I've become convinced that the only sane way to design scalable systems is by studying the trials and tribulations of others.
Low-level database connectors for MySQL. Essentially you get to use a relational database without SQL. Could be very interesting when combined with an ORM.
A kick-ass look at how to extend Django's lookup API with custom methods. This one adds fulltext search in a particularly nifty way.
How to set up MySQL with NeoOffice/J