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In On learning InnoDB: A journey to the core, I introduced the innodb_diagrams project to document the InnoDB internals, which provides the diagrams used in this post. Later on in A quick introduction to innodb_ruby I walked through installation and a few quick demos of the innodb_space command-line tool. The physical structure of InnoDB’s INDEX pages was described in The physical structure of InnoDB index pages, and the logical structure was des...
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/usr/portage · Functional programming in PHP 7. PHP has traditionally been a simple, procedural language that took a lot of inspiration from C and Perl. Both syntax wise and making sure function signa...
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The tools we’ve redesigned in Percona Toolkit recently have moved away from a legacy technique for operating on small numbers of rows at a time, towards a more reliable and predictable method. We call the old version “chunking” and the new version “nibbling.” Many other MySQL tools I’ve seen either operate on entire tables, or use the “chunking” technique and are exposed to the problems it creates. I’ll compare the two briefly to explain the diff...
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Computing pioneer Grace Hopper, inventor of the compiler, searched for a concrete way to create an intuitive understanding of just how fast is a nanosecond, a billionth of a second, which was the speed of their new computer circuits. As an illustration she settled on the length of wire that is as long as light can travel in one nanosecond. The length is a very portable 11.8 inches. A microseconds worth of wire is a still portable, but a much bulk...
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I first came across the concept of a Promise about 3 years ago. At the time I was working with jQuery and was rather put off by the concept. It wasn't that it wasn't useful, I just didn't understand i...
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The xrange() function shown above provides the same functionality as the built-in range() function. The only difference is that range() will return an array with one million numbers in the above case,...
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