Faceted search or faceted navigation is a highly praised and widely use search pattern. And, it is a great reply to an off the records sales engineering question. MySQL finally has some document store features built-in. A bit of a … Continue reading →
MySQL 5.7 has sharding built-in through MySQL Fabric (Lab Release). And, MySQL has scaled the marketing team to handle 500.000 customer requests/s – or, was it MySQL 5.7 query throughput? Whatever. MySQL Fabric frees you from implementing sharding yourself. MySQL … Continue reading →
Ever wondered how a database cluster ticks? Here’s how! During my talk at the International PHP Conference (#ipc13) I tried to build a cluster. I brought a soldering iron, sold, pink, orange and brown cables with me. Then, I tried … Continue reading →
Picture taken over christmas 2012 near Büsum.
Dear Reader, welcome to the 2012 edition of ulf-wendel.de. Until 2003 I have been working as a web developer focussing on PHP. The 2004 edition of my home page and all its subdomains have reflected this. In the years thereafter … Continue reading →