I found an interesting article on high scalability web site where it talks about EBay scalability and especially a specific passage struck me: "(Ebay strategies)...Move work out of the database ...
I am trying to design a fault tolerant DB cluster (schema does not matter) that would not require much maintenance. After looking at almost everything from MySQL to MongoDB to HBase I still find that ...
Let's assume a successful web Spring application running on a MySQL or PostgreSQL database. The traffic is becoming so high and the amount of data is becoming so big that a distributed database ...
I'm mainly interested in opinions on the trade-offs between having a single central server all the websites connect to as opposed to each website mirroring a subset of the master database with all the ...
I am working on a web application which operate with different types of objects such as user, profiles, pages etc. All objects have unique object_id. When objects interact it may produce "activity", ...
I have a desktop application that sends a POST request to my website every 5 minutes. This post request can contain a variable amount of data about the PC sending the request, but typically it ...
I have been programming for many years now, primarily in PHP and the like and would consider myself an intermediate programmer. Some of my online projects have now gone global and very widely used, i ...