There was a question on Quora – Is Facebook considering ditching MySQL in favor of MariaDB like Google did? The best answer really comes from Harrison Fisk, so I’ll leave you to it to read. The older link made its way on social media about Wikipedia_$ mv MySQL MariaDB. …[Read more]
Catchy title? Its a webminar hosted by Robert Scoble, with panel members like Matt Mullenweg (WordPress - their extensive use of PHP, MySQL and more, and scalable even for wordpress.com), Paul Bucheit (FriendFeed, creator of GMail) and Nat Brown (iLike, a pretty popular Facebook application), you’d be silly not to miss it.
Its all about building a scalable server environment that grows with your traffic (virtually overnight, in some cases). I hope its all fairly generic and not Rackspace specific… we should learn to have these “fun” panel webminars.
At OSCON, Brian and Dormando gave their ever famous talk, Memcached and MySQL: Everything You Need To Know. I didn’t attend the tutorial, but they assured me it was similar to what was given at the MySQL Conference 2008 (everything, but the very nice buttons dormando was giving out with the memcached logo!). Great, because not only is memcached hot, but I have notes from their talk: Memcached and MySQL tutorial.
Interestingly enough (and this didn’t happen at OSCON), …[Read more]