Monthly Archives: April 2007

New Vote Topic!

So I implemented a way to more easily create Vote topics and while it needs more work, it does make the job easier. As such, I figured it would be fun to try a new vote topic. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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SQLBuster 0.81

So I have been working on a tool here at work that will run a query a specified number of times using a specified number of threads running concurrently. It is actually similar to the new ‘mysqlslap’ utility available in … Continue reading

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BlogDawg a few steps closer to public goodness…

So as you can see, I have been posting a whole lot lately and it, tied with the fact that there isn’t much to do except sit in my hotel since the MySQL conference is over, got me into a … Continue reading

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Using VIEWS in MySQL

So one of the things I finally started to figure out, at least sorta, is the concept of VIEWS. I had known about them for some time but never really understood why to use them. I had thought they provided … Continue reading

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MySQL Conference 2007, Day 4

I’ll begin with a comic my old boss home-fry Ryan sent me. Cute Shawn :) So the last day at the MySQL Conference was pretty fun. I learned a few neat tidbits about PHP6, although I was really more interested … Continue reading

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MySQL Conference 2007, Day 3

To the guy passing out all flyers for a MySQL and PHP developer. Stop. I already got the flier once. I don’t need 5 more copies of it. Ya damn spammer… I finally got to sit in on the session … Continue reading

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MySQL Conference 2007, Day 2

Today was both informative and hella fun. While we didn’t get to spend as much time in the sessions, we spent a good amount of time on the Expo floor in a quest to get some awesome schwag. We came … Continue reading

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MySQL Conference 2007, Day 1

While note quite over yet, the first day at the MySQL Conference was extremely informative. Not only did I learn a ton of things about MySQL 5.1, such as table partitioning, more information_schema enhancements (processlist, and slow query log now … Continue reading

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WOW! Bandera going to state for one-act play!

I had heard rumors of it, but just looked it up today. Bandera High School is going to state for One-Act Play! When I was there, we went to regionals my junior year and, as I recall, we had not … Continue reading

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MySQL Conference W00h00!

(First, I should apologize for not updating this thing more. Some funny things have happened that should probably be written down. I’ve been working hard to finish the remix of Don’t Fear the Reaper, which means other interests have suffered … Continue reading

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