Monthly Archives: February 2011

Keys to a performance win

You might think that you don’t have much of a choice in selecting keys for a database. Sometimes you have more choices than you think. And those choices can make a whale of a difference when it comes to performance. … Continue reading

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Cleaning up your zoo

Let’s look at something that’s ├╝ber-practical this week. Some of you will define this version of practical as hackery, so you can hold your nose and slyly slip this into your bag of tricks. You’ll know when you need it. … Continue reading

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I broke the rules on the 3n+1 benchmark… again

This post follows up on last week’s post of the 3n+1 benchmark I wrote using Berkeley DB. There are plenty of reasons for this. Lots of meaty comments and discussion from K.S.Bhaskar and Dan Weinreb. Rob Tweed has pointed us … Continue reading

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