Tag - LAMP

MySQL Workshops: Chicago & London this April

Percona’s Kenny Gryp leads a recent MySQL workshop
Percona will be in Chicago and London the week of April 8th delivering two 2-day MySQL workshops. For our MPB readers, we are offering a 15% discount. Just use MPB15A when purchasing your tickets to one or both MySQL workshops.

Scaling and Optimization for MySQL on Monday & Tuesday, […]

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Caching could be the last thing you want to do

I recently had a run-in with a very popular PHP ecommerce package which makes me want to voice a recurring mistake I see in how many web applications are architected.
What is that mistake?

The ecommerce package I was working with depended on caching.  Out of the box it couldn’t serve 10 pages/second unless I enabled […]

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Looking at Redis

Recently I had a chance to take a look at Redis project, which is semi-persistent in memory database with idea somethat similar to memcache but richer feature set.
Redis has simple single process event driven design, which means it does not have to deal with any locks which is performance killer for a lot […]

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