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Fixing Poor MySQL Default Configuration Values. Some tips from Jeremy Zawodny on configuring MySQL for high traffic environments—he suggests skip-name-resolve, connect_timeout=20, thread_cache_size=not-zero, max_connect_errors=very-high-number, slave_net_timeout=30.

# 9th November 2009, 5:07 pm / jeremy-zawodny, mysql


The Truth about Web Navigation. Jeremy Zawodny on regular users understanding the browser address bar: “They don’t. And they never will.” Then they’re going to get phished, and there’s absolutely nothing we can do to help them.

# 19th July 2008, 11:42 pm / depressing, jeremy-zawodny, navigation, phishing, security, usability

Oh, and before anyone jumps on me about this not being "full" (meaning bi-directional) OpenID support, I'm quite aware of that. Consuming OpenID is a different beast that can't happen overnight. Give it some time. I'm optimistic that we'll get there.

Jeremy Zawodny

# 17th January 2008, 7:05 pm / jeremy-zawodny, openid, yahoo


PostgreSQL 7.4

Last week’s release of PostgreSQL 7.4 made a great open source project even better—it even managed to impress hard-core MySQL advocate Jeremy Zawodny. The detailed release notes show that most of the improvements were with regards to performance, but the thing that really caught my eye was tsearch2, the new full text indexing suite. A bit of digging brought up the CVS tree for the new module, which in turn lead me to this tutorial style overview of its capabilities.

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