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Aug
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comment When to log an issue vs just fixing it?
I recall reading last week that the PostgreSQL team was finally planning on getting a bug tracker. Up until now they have just fixed bugs as they appeared.
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revised How can I argue convincingly against duplicating database columns?
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comment How can I argue convincingly against duplicating database columns?
@Joshua it depends on who the analysts are. If it's a marketing manager using Excel, then you shouldn't :)
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answered How can I argue convincingly against duplicating database columns?
Nov
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comment How to prevent race conditions in a web application?
Session is safer than a hidden form element as the user wouldnt be able to change the version value. If that's not a concern , then ignore the part about session
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answered How to prevent race conditions in a web application?
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comment Strategy for keeping secret info such as API keys out of source control?
A user's envvars are readable only by the user or root. (Ancient Linux and AIX didn't do this however)
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revised Is it necessary to create a database with as few tables as possible
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answered Is it necessary to create a database with as few tables as possible
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comment How do you store “fuzzy dates” into a database?
Hm, what if birthday is Feb 29 of an unknown year? :)