Category Archives: Databases

Learning To Program

Walk into any bookstore, and you’ll see how to Teach Yourself Java in 7 Days alongside endless variations offering to teach Visual Basic, Windows, the Internet, and so on in a few days or hours … The conclusion is that … Continue reading

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MySQL Type Performance (varchar vs text)

Great article about the difference between the varchar type and the text type in MySQL. To quote (emphasis added): [L]et’s start out with the two new VARCHAR(30000) columns.  In a normal MyISAM table, with a dynamically sized row, these two … Continue reading

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