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Links for Monday, January 11, 2010

  • Official Second Life Blog: Diary of a Paranoid Mysql Upgrade – “We first tried to upgrade way back in November of 2007, but it turned out that 5.0 was just not fast enough, despite what sysbench and our other benchmarks had indicated. After two or three long, wretched days of cascading downtimes, degraded services, and intermittent data loss, we gave up and rolled back to 4.1, all thoroughly traumatized by the experience. This is the story of our successful second attempt, and all the things we learned and checked and verified in order to make it successful.