ramblings on PHP, SQL, the web, politics, ultimate frisbee and what else is on in my life
Hotspots and how to avoid them
The other day a discussion in #mysql on freenode developed concering possible issues arising from using auto increment on primary key fields due to the danger of hotspots. Since I am currently preparing a new talk first to be held at php|works on SQL performance tuning I thought that the topic would make for a perfect warming up post on the general topic.
LiveUser realizes it has documentation
Well when ever people talk about integrating LiveUser into their project they usually at some point ask: "where is the documentation?" Or worse they say "I wasted hours to get this stuff working, it looks promising but I gave up".