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Sunday, 8th March 2009

[Drizzle] won’t be a get-out-of-jail-free card for very write-heavy applications but I bet it will do wonders for heavily replicated, heavily federated, read-heavy architectures (you know, normal stuff).

Richard Crowley

# 6:05 pm / databases, drizzle, mysql, replication, richardcrowley

The Internet Archive should actively partner with bit.ly / tinyurl.com / icanhaz.com etc. and maintain a mirror database of their redirects

Me, on Twitter

# 2:59 pm / bitly, icanhaz, internet-archive, me, tinyurl, twitter, urlshorteners

What happened to Hot Standby? Hot Standby (the ability to have read-only replication slaves) has been dropped from PostgreSQL 8.4 and is now scheduled for 8.5. “Making hard decisions to postpone features which aren’t quite ready is how PostgreSQL makes sure that our DBMS is ”bulletproof“ and that we release close to on-time every year”.

# 9:28 am / databases, hotstandby, josh-berkus, postgresql, replication, scaling

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