How to use MyBS with ProxyPass (UPDATED)

It looks like Paul is at it again with an update to the MyBS engine. This time around, the focus was on JDBC and represents some significant strides for the project. I usually like to benchmark some of the new features and things, but being that these days I dabble …

Poor quality rips off iTunes?

So I bought Good Charlotte’s latest album yesterday . I had already bought Dance Floor Anthem off iTunes but the rest of the album is quite good so I figured the CD was worth the purchase. I figured since I had the CD, it would be fun to see how …

JOINs VS ENUMs

So last week MySQL was on site at work for MySQL DBA Certification prep. class (which was very awesome and highly recommended, by the way) and one of the things that came up was how much faster enumerated types would be over using JOINs, say to store things like the …

Pluging Ourselves Into Debt…With a New Car!

After months of saving and searching, we finally ended up with a 2008 Electric Blue Volkswagen Jetta 2.5. While our old Sunfire was Corey’s first new car, this was mine, and what an experience it was. We had been looking at Jettas for some time and were pretty set on …

ARGH! This social networking crap is bull#$&%!

When did people decide that it was a good idea to devalue friendships? Every so often, I seem to get random friend requests with comments like "You’re cute, let’s hang out" and a promiscuous picture of someone with far too much make-up on or random creepy people that act like …

How many blades is just too damn many?

My guess is about 6 since that is how many blades are on the new Gillette Fusion. Recently, Gillette sent me one of these to try out and I figured today was as good as any to give it a spin. So first off, don’t get me wrong, a free …