Monthly Archives - November 2006

Interesting MySQL and PostgreSQL Benchmarks

I had found pile of MySQL and PostgreSQL benchmarks on various platforms which I have not seen before. Very interesting reading.
It does not share too much information about how MySQL or PostgreSQL was configured or about queries. Furthermore MySQL and PostgreSQL has a bit different implementations (ie SubQueries avoided for MySQL) so do […]

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Are PHP persistent connections evil ?

As you probably know PHP “mysql” extension supported persistent connections but they were disabled in new “mysqli” extension, which is probably one of the reasons some people delay migration to this extension.
The reason behind using persistent connections is of course reducing number of connects which are rather expensive, even though they are […]

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