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Brent Ozar – RAID 0 SATA with 2 Drives: It’s Web Scale!

Good dis­cus­sion on scal­ing you data­base servers.

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Forbes – The Real Lessons Of Gawker’s Security Mess

Basi­cally what­ever bad/stupid thing Gawker could have done they did includ­ing ignor­ing the problem.

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Posted in Communication, Security, Technology
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Tumblr Staff – Downtime

Tum­blr went down for about 22 hours, this is their response.

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Posted in Economics, Quick Posts, Technology
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High Scalability – Strategy: Google Sends Canary Requests into the Data Mine

Google of course has a really solid solu­tion to solv­ing the Query of Death issue.

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bluesmoon – Handling Date/Times and timezones

What are the basic rules for stor­ing times in a web application.

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The Certified DBA – The Daily WTF

Being an expert and being right are never one and the same.

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Posted in Random, Technology
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SQL: The Basics

SQL is a domain spe­cific lan­guage (a lan­guage designed to do one thing and knock the socks off at doing it) that just accesses data­bases. Okay but what is a data­base? Well a data­base is essen­tially a col­lec­tion of data,

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Posted in Programming
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