Monthly Archives: September 2007

Baby Steps Into Stored Procedures

Recently I have been taking a serious look at stored procedures in MySQL and, in particular, how I might go about implementing them in my website and, in particular, where they could be used and why. At present, I have … Continue reading

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Falcon, BLOBs and You!

So not too long ago, I ran some simple (and perhaps archaic) benchmarks pitting different engines against each other in terms of how they performance with BLOBs. While I ran into some interesting results, there was one fairly important storage … Continue reading

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You Suck, Time Warner!

Time Warner, you suck! I have spent the last week and a half taking another stab at recording HD content with my MythTV box. But no…it has to be complicated and annoying. And not because it is complicated, but because … Continue reading

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AquaDawg? Maybe not…

So I was thinking this morning while eating breakfast that I should go into the bottled water business. But not to sell like super-filtered water or crazy natural spring water. No no. Just water from the tap off my RO … Continue reading

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A crazy finish for IndyCar!

Yesterday was the last race of the IndyCar 2007 season, and what an exciting race it was! I don’t want to spoil it for anyone, but it was well worth the watch. I also learned that next year all IndyCar … Continue reading

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New Title Image!?

So I had some time to kill before a late-night maintenance that I had to do for work. So I decided I might try making a new title. So I did :P Really, I can’t take any credit for it … Continue reading

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Upgrading the Server (Finished)!

See you on the other side! Update: Well that took WAY longer than I thought, but the server is now sitting on a software RAID-1. Since I did not have an option for hardware RAID, I thought this would be … Continue reading

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ReViSiT…uhm…revisited!

So I tried this gem a while ago when it was more in the alpha stages of development, but we started talking about it again in my demogroup and thought I would go ahead and give it another go. And … Continue reading

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You know, it’s not that hard to be a little courterous…

Long story short. Not one, but two people pulled out in-front of me today. The first guy actually did an ok job. He just moved over too quick with no turn-signal at all and got a bit close. No big … Continue reading

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