Ever have a need to perform a GROUP BY command in MySQL against a really large table? If you’ve done this type of operation in MySQL on a very large table, say more than a few million rows, then you probably know the workload this entails, and spent time scratching your head while staring at [...]
This is how Netflix does Cloud computing, and it’s open sourcing a ton of its tools. This is extremely interesting, as Netflix is looking to establish its approach as best practice for managing entire cloud implementations. I’m usually weary of anything stated as “best practice” as that somehow becomes inflexible law (more on that later….) [...]
Sometimes it’s just so hard to tell if its a joke!! Is this real? http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Linux-for-Workgroups-Linux-3-11-s-feature-set-now-confirmed-1917712.html
Oracle 12c! A new letter… a new database version. Let’s see what this thing’s got: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/downloads/index.html Downloading now…
Somebody posted this question on Slashdot recently: http://developers.slashdot.org/story/13/07/13/0018224/ask-slashdot-is-postgres-on-par-with-oracle Now, while I personally tend to believe that there is merit to questions like this, its unfortunate that the inevitable flame war that begins in the comments has simply become…well…. tiresome. I think the original poster of the question legitimately wanted to know what is the feature [...]
This is my brand new blog! Sorry, the old one was lost in a fire…. But cool new posts will be showing up here soon! Watch this space!