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Net Neutrality, and Performance | Netflix Might have It

Did you realize that Netflix has their own hardware they use at "participating ISPs" so Netflix traffic can flow through this device, hence offloading the traffic from heavy processing with the ISP infrastructure. The immediate gain, Netflix regains some control over their hardware.

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Trending Designs

I wanted to take a few minutes to discuss what is currently trending in the web development market. I want to explain a few different things going on because I feel it's important for everyone to keep up with the times. Unfortunately, the cost of not keeping up to date is simple: you get left behind. That equates to lost money!

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Query to count the number of tables in MySQL database

So, we often run into a case where we want to performance tune our database server. This is done usually to get faster load times on websites. That said, one thing we look into often is just how many tables are in a database being used on our server. We do this for each database we host, then count the total, and performance tune our database server for that number. This has the advantage of never over-utilizing resources, which in turn results in faster load times because of less overhead. (It's not that simple, but it's a step in the process).

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What Computer do I Choose?

Okay, so it's been asked so many times, and answered just as many. But until the sun stops rising, it will always be a question that is ever changing in responses. So, here we are toward the end of 2012, and we find many diverse technologies available to mainstream public for general use. Maybe it's time to get an update on what is really good. Today, we will try to break down exactly the main differences in the computers available to you.

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