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Brent Ozar – RAID 0 SATA with 2 Drives: It’s Web Scale!

Good discussion on scaling you database servers.

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Forbes – The Real Lessons Of Gawker’s Security Mess

Basically whatever bad/stupid thing Gawker could have done they did including ignoring the problem.

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Posted in Communication, Security, Technology
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Tumblr Staff – Downtime

Tumblr went down for about 22 hours, this is their response.

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Posted in Economics, Quick Posts, Technology
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High Scalability – Strategy: Google Sends Canary Requests into the Data Mine

Google of course has a really solid solution to solving the Query of Death issue.

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bluesmoon – Handling Date/Times and timezones

What are the basic rules for storing times in a web application.

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Posted in Programming, Quick Posts
Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=1363

The Certified DBA – The Daily WTF

Being an expert and being right are never one and the same.

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Posted in Random, Technology
Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=1247

SQL: The Basics

SQL is a domain specific language (a language designed to do one thing and knock the socks off at doing it) that just accesses databases. Okay but what is a database? Well a database is essentially a collection of data,

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Posted in Programming
Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=748

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