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How big can a MySQL database get before performance starts to degrade

How big can a MySQL database get before performance starts to degrade

At what point does a MySQL database start to lose performance? Does physical database size matter? Do number of records matter? Is any performance degradation linear or exponential? I have what I beli…


What is a better file copy alternative than the Windows default?

I need to copy hundreds of gigs of random files around on my computer and am pretty leery of using the vanilla file copy built into Windows. I don't want it to hang on a "Are you sure?", "Are you rea…


php - File size differences after copying a file to a server vía FTP

I have created a PHP-script to update a webserver that is live inside a local directory. I'm migrating the script into Python. It works fine for the most part, but after a PUT command the size of the…


.net - Best way to cache data

I am in the process of figuring out a cache strategy for our current setup, currently have multiple web servers and wanted to know what is the best way to cache data in this environment. I have done r…


sql server - Storing a file in a database as opposed to the file system?

Generally, how bad of a performance hit is storing a file in a database(specifically mssql) as opposed to the file system? I can't come up with a reason outside of application portability that I would…


.net - File Uploads via Web Services

Is it possible to upload a file from a client's computer to the server through a web service? The client can be running anything from a native desktop app to a thin ajax client.…


Good email service for bulk emailing

Just found out that the hosting company where I'll probably put one site has limit of 1000 emails per day. They suggested to use an outside email service specialized in bulking email. What do you pe…


What's the fastest way to bulk insert a lot of data in SQL Server(C# client)

I am hitting some performance bottlenecks with my C# client inserting bulk data into a SQL Server 2005 database and I'm looking for ways in which to speed up the process. I am already using the SqlCli…



Comparing two XML Schemas

Are there any tools to effectively compare two XML schema's? I have seen some generic XML diff tools, but I was wondering if there is anything that knows more about schemas.…


algorithm - How to detect duplicate data?

I have got a simple contacts database but I'm having problems with users entering in duplicate data. I have implemented a simple data comparison but unfortunately the duplicated data that is being en…




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