I ran single-threaded performance tests to compare MySQL using releases 4.0.30, 5.0.85, 5.1.63 and 5.6.11. On my simple tests 4.0.30 is almost 1.5X faster than 5.6.11. I think it is important to reduce these regressions. Maybe this is an area in which the forks (MariaDB, Percona) will lead the way? I previously opened bug 68825 for this and will update it with the results I report here. Peter and I have written about this previously.I used most of the advice from a previous blog post to build…2013-05-14 15:54:00 by Mark Callaghan
Despite last weeks sad announcement that Adobe would no longer be developing it, Fireworks will remain a firm favorite amongst web designers for many, many years to come. I am convinced of it. Yes, there won’t be any more updates, and as time slowly passes users may dwindle, but the large Fireworks community is dedicated and will not go away any time soon. Resources will continue to be abundant, new...2013-05-13 03:21:54
I would like to invite everyone who is around Trondheim, Norway to the "MySQL mini-seminar" taking place on June 19, 2013 in Oracle office. Do not miss this great opportunity to meet great MySQL engineers who are looking forward to meeting you and talking about MySQL!!! Please see the official invitation in English and Norwegian below. Invitation to MySQL mini-seminarMany people are unaware that a great number of the MySQL developers are located in Trondheim, Norway, and that we have a…2013-05-14 10:37:51 by Oracle MySQL Group
The Example storage engine is meant to serve mainly as a code example of the stub of a storage engine for example purposes only (or so the code comment at the start of ha_example.cc reads). In reality however, it’s not very useful. It likely was back in 2004 when it could be used as a starting point for starting some simple new engines (my guess would be that more than a few of the simpler engines started from ha_example.cc). The sad reality is the complexity of the non-obviousness of the…2013-05-14 20:12:36 by Stewart Smith
WordPress 3.6 Beta 3 is now available! This is software still in development and we really don’t recommend that you run it on a production site — set up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 3.6, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can download the beta here (zip). Beta […]2013-05-10 23:44:41 by Mark Jaquith
I’ve been working on some video tests with the iPhone and I needed to mount it on tripod for some steadier shots. Some folks in the office had good things to say about the Glif from Studio Neat, but the only one we had lying around didn’t fit my phone and sat kinda goofy on our tripod plate. So, I did something I wouldn’t have imagined possible a few years ago. I printed a new one. We got a 3D printer in the office a few months ago. So far it’s been used to make little statues,…2013-05-13 17:04:00
The MySQL for Beginners course is your first step to getting started on the MySQL Database. This four-day, live, instructor-led course is your chance to learn about this powerful relational database management system - MySQL is the most popular open source database in the world. You can take this course as a: Training-on-Demand: Follow this class at your own pace through streaming delivery of lecture material and booking time to perform exercises. Live-virtual event: Participate in this class…2013-05-13 03:15:57 by Oracle MySQL Group
Early in 2012, a developer, named Egor Homakov, took advantage of a security hole at Github (a Rails app) to gain commit access to the Rails project.His intent was mostly to point out a common security issue with many Rails apps that results from a feature, known as mass assignment (and did so rather loudly). In this article, we'll review what mass assignment is, how it can be a problem, and what you can do about it in your own applications.What is Mass Assignment?To begin, let's first take…2013-05-13 14:00:20
This article presented how to use code coverage during regression tests (auto/manual).2013-05-13 03:54:00
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