Monthly Archives - March 2007

Integers in PHP, running with scissors, and portability

Until recently I thought that currently popular scripting languages, which mostly evolved over last 10 years or something, must allow for easier portability across different platforms compared to ye good olde C/C++.
After all, their development started a few decades after C, so its notorious caveats are all well-known and should be easy to avoid […]

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Only Design What You Can Implement

Working with various projects using MySQL I observe a lot of problems are coming from very simple fact – product is designed containing features which developers do not know how to implement effectively.
In many companies you would see “waterfall” like approach for web application development at least on business-development boundary. […]

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MySQL Releases first real Community Release

Few days ago MySQL released MySQL 5.0.37 which I would call first real Community Version, because unlike previous versions which were released from the same source tree as Enterprise MySQL this one has some community features added, which is great.
Also over last half a year MySQL seems to have organized resources for […]

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MySQL Query Cache and prepared statements – support comming ?

Looking at post by Konstantin Osipov we should finally get Query Cache working with prepared statements in MySQL 5.1
The interesting thing Konstantin notes it just took few days to fix it – I believe MySQL Support Team alone spent much more times explaining customers why is it not done or troubleshooting cases with wrong […]

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