I'm having a funny but also terrible problem. I'm about to launch a new (iPhone) app. It's a turn-based multiplayer game running on my own custom backend. But I'm afraid to launch. For some reason, I ...
Is varchar just a remnant from before text came around, or are there use cases where you would want to use a varchar? (Or char for that matter..) (I use Postgres and MySQL (MyISAM) daily, so those ...
I have an ASP.Net application that is using a MySQL database. My queries are not executing as fast as I would like them too. Are there some standard ways to increase the speed of a MySQL database ...
I've noticed on MySQLWorkbench that you can choose how to store your indexes before forward engineering your design. The storage types are: BTREE RTREE HASH Researching this, I found some ...
I am dead set on moving over to a MySQL database for some huge data sets I'm working with but right now I don't have the time. In the meantime I am curious about a technical performance issue ...
What are some DOs and DONTs for improving database performance using index? A DO would be a case in which an index should be created, or another indexes related tip that will improve performance. A ...