I’ve been invited to speak at RIT-2007 which stands for “Russian Internet Technologies” conference. It takes place 16-17 April in Moscow, Russia. It looks like this is going to be biggest Russian conference on Internet technologies so far with many large Russian Internet projects sending their delegates. You can check out […]Read more
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 […]
One may think changing PHP session handler from file based to database driven is fully transparent. In many cases it is, sometimes however it may cause some unexpected problems as happened to one of our customers.
If you use file based sessions PHP will lock session file for whole script execution duration, which […]
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. […]
During last couple of months I had number of consulting projects with MySQL Query Cache being source of serious problems. One would see queries both for MyISAM and Innodb tables mysteriously stalling for few seconds with “NULL” in State column.
These could be troubleshooted to waiting on Query Cache which at […]
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 […]
Reading last few days worth of planet MySQL and commenting on some entries as you can see. The post by Oli catches my attention. There is also PDF with more details available
Oli is saying you can use MySQL with Active Active Clustering and MyISAM tables if you follow certain rules like […]
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 […]