Before I start a story about the data recovery case I worked on yesterday, here’s a quick tip – having a database backup does not mean you can restore from it. Always verify your backup can be used to restore the database! If not automatically, do this manually, at least once a month. No, […]Read more
We have had been using Akismet as our primary antispam tool for quite a while.Â It works okay, but recently we have started to get the feeling we need a better solution. With Akismet were still burdened with a lot of manual moderation for false negatives and scanning detected spam for false positives (can’t […]Read more
This is part 3 of my Tyrant extra’s, part 1 focused on durability, part 2 focused on the perceived performance wall.
#3.Â Tokyo Cabinet Can have only a single writer thread, bottlenecking performance
When writing an application using Tokyo Cabinet only one connection can be opened as a â€œwriterâ€Â while the rest are readers.Â Tyrant allows […]