First off, let me wish you all a Happy 2009, and my apologies for being a bit slack with blogging in the last two months of 2008. It’s been a bunch of busy weeks, but I’m fully expecting to remedy that in this year.
Second, let me welcome you to this series on refactoring MySQL applications. I will cover best practices and useful tips, as well as show working examples of potential loopholes and solutions.
So, you are a DBA or a developer, and you’re faced with a problem. Your years-old application (perhaps you inherited it from a former co-worker) is now starting to keel over, and your choice of responses is limited.
Let’s start by …[Read more...]