Month: July 2003

MySQL Scaling Pains

Jeremy Zawodny spoke Friday morning about MySQL Scaling Pains. I’m still just waking up, so here are some abbreviated notes. Security administration (don’t just GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO someuser, but think seriously about delegating privileges to separate users) Size Limits (MyISAM default 4GB limit can be modified, you just need to know the […]

Apache 1.3.28 next week?

I don’t have time to read most of the Apache mailing lists, but I do keep an eye on the low-traffic cvs commit list. There’s been a lot of discussion over the past month or so about the upcoming 1.3.28 release, and even a couple of dates proposed. The most recent message suggests that we’ll […]

Ruby for Perl Programmers

I stuck around for local software guy Phil Tomson’s Ruby for Perl Programmers talk. This session was more technical, with the first code example showing up on the 4th slide. Phil’s slides are online, so I won’t attempt to replicate them here. Something listed as a “gotcha” actually seems to be a feature to me. […]