A special extended edition of Tech Messages for 2011-08-31 through 2011-09-21:
- Lab Overview
This guy is serious about his lab!
All sorts of useful information here. My favorite is the first table which includes bandwidth and packet throughput for different kids of circuits.
- Must see: 5 Steps to Scaling MongoDB (Or Any DB) in 8 Minutes
These tips are relevant no matter what database system you are using.