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Language wars are so boring
I've just read James Gosling's post on how he got flamed for daring to say that scripting languages aren't a panacea. Whereas the old language crusades used to be fought between the various "compiled languages" it seems the new jihad is between ...
24-Mar-2006
03:03:59
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Making a perl filehandle into an object
I'm working on a project that uses both perl and MySQL, and I needed an easy way of piping stuff from perl into mysqlimport so that I could do fast bulk uploads to the database. MySQL is a bit odd in how it does this - it insists that the data has to ...
22-Dec-2004
09:25:38
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MySQL - is there no end to my pain?
I've been doing all my MySQL development on an Opteron box running Solaris 10, but the production machine is an Ultra 60, and therefore sparc architecture. Having got everything ready to roll out, I set to to build MySQL on the U60 - a simple job, or so ...
18-Aug-2004
15:56:18
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MySQL bites my ass... again.
Having got all my data shovelled into MySQL, I foolishly decided that I'd like some of it back. I'd carefully normalised all my tables, so in order to retrieve it I needed to join across several tables plus I needed some subqueries in the select field ...
11-Aug-2004
14:30:00
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Elbonian database technology, part II
cp kindly commented on my last post regarding Open Source databases, and suggested two others I should go look at, SapDB/MaxDB and Firebird. I looked at MaxDB, and it is a re-branded and enhanced version of SAP DB, SAP AG's open source database. It has ...
26-Jul-2004
07:20:47
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Elbonian database technology
The project I'm currently working on requires a database, and although I'm personally happy to use Oracle, the code I'm writing will probably be used elsewhere by other people, so I needed to keep the barrier to entry as low as possible. Most of the ...
23-Jul-2004
08:06:25
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Problems building and installing MySQL on Solaris 10
I'm putting this here in the hope that it will help someone else once it gets indexed by Google, as I certainly couldn't find anything helpful myself. I've been trying to build and install MySQL 4.0.20 on Solaris 10 x86. It was building OK, but when I ...
21-Jul-2004
09:05:07