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New hardware blog in Swedish!

I realized that this blog sometimes got too focused on my hardware experiemnets, and with less MySQL content. This will not stop completely, but it will be complemented with a new blog, in Swedish I'm afraid, focused on hardware and on my computer setup at home. I looking forward to writing about these things, and if you read swedish, then you might want to pop by and have a look, the blog is called Kaos hos Karlsson which mean "Chaos at Karlssons house" or something like that, and it's online at

And don't worry, I will not stop blogging here, far from it!

Reading: Computers

A few recent books:

"Foundation for Future Database Systems. The Third Manifesto" by C.J. Date and Hugh Darwen.
An interesting and controversial book. In many cases completely rejects some practical arguments for the sake of purity of the model. A funny book too, as according to it, SQL is not a true relational language, which is a good reference to use when fingers are pointed at MySQL not being a relational database. Also gave a valuable insight why Bug#5719 should not be fixed. Despite this high appraisal, I don't think the book matches its title.

"C++ Coding Standards" by Herb Sutter and Andrei Alexandrescu.
A must-have book for C++ programmers, 200 pages of best programming style practices: basically, a summary of well-known sources, …

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