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· Naughties
· · 2009
· · · May
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Database Helper · I’ve been in a lot of Cloud-flavored dis­cus­sions re­cent­ly about what kind of Platform-as-a-Service of­fer­ings might hit sweet spot­s. On sev­er­al oc­ca­sion­s, Peo­ple Who Should Know have said things like “A huge pro­por­tion of app­s, even re­al­ly big app­s, can coast along just fine on a sin­gle MySQL in­stance with help from mem­cached.” Some num­bers crossed my radar to­day that would tend to sup­port that the­o­ry; and they’re sort of as­tound­ing ...
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New MacBook · Be­ing a quick write-up on a day’s ex­pe­ri­ence with a cur­rent 13-inch MacBook. Sum­ma­ry: I like how it feels but not how it look­s ...
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Friends and Flexibility · I so love the In­ter­net. The oth­er day it turned up an­oth­er friend of my youth, un­seen for three decades. Which gives me an op­por­tu­ni­ty to plug Pi­lates, in which I in­vest a cou­ple of hours ev­ery week ...
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