…tests with PHP, and I found that the overhead to response time is due more to additional PHP code than the performance on the database server side.
One more performance consequence of using prepared statements: compatibility with the query cache. If you issue PREPARE and EXECUTE statements , then cannot use the query cache. But applications typically run dynamic SQL using the binary protocol, and that is compatible with …statements with the text protocol, i.e. using
If you're programming in PHP, there's a good chance you're using the Laravel web framework. Laravel is the most starred PHP framework on , and that's one of the reasons why we're pleased to announce that the New Relic PHP agent version 4.6 now contains built-in support for Laravel 4.
How does it work?
The latest New Relic PHP agent provides descriptive transaction names by pulling this information from Laravel's "Illuminate" …
Initially Davi tried the obvious thing: hacking something together using the actual InnoDB code. At the same …
Recently I switched my website from, hosted on , to , which I now host on . This post is an overview of why, how and any pain points I came across during the migration.
Why switch from Wordpress to Jekyll?
I've been on Wordpress for 7 or 8 years. It's a great tool. However my website is fairly simple . I have 3 pages and a blog. Wordpress is big, it's complex, and runs on PHP with a Jekyll is a light weight static site generator.database.
…outweighing programmer efficiency costs, you have what I like to call a "nice to have problem". PHP and Ruby on Rails have both traditionally used a pre-fork approach.
As Glyph hinted at, this is a really polarizing issue, and there really are no easy, perfect-in-every-way solutions. Anytime concurrency is involved, there are always …
…github.com interface. On top of that it's somewhat difficult to maintain. Being a PHP app meant Ruby programmers couldn't really help with any enhancements or fixes and, although other folks chipped in where they could, that left mostly just Tom to handle issues.
And so, RubyForge will close down this year, having hosted over 9,600 projects with over 100,000 registered users. But more than that, I believe that RubyForge was responsible for helping to popularize a relatively …
…started getting traction and all the PHP developers jumped over and started writing PHP in? Raw everywhere, 12000 controllers, and testless classes in every corner of the app.
I get the feeling that the Rails to ProMotion library as an example. ProMotion has created a bunch of mappings between …expats are doing the same. One of the most egregious practices that RubyMotioners seem to be embracing is the use of snake_case. Have a look at the
…wide-ranging and evolving technologies, platforms, frameworks and plugins. From Java, PHP and .NET to Ruby and Python to Node.js and mobile, all across the complete spectrum of applications servers, New Relic supports it all. That means plenty of opportunity to improve your skills and learn new technologies.
Up until now, all New Relic Support has come from the team in Portland. They are well-established with a continually growing 40+ person team. And in true New Relic style, …
…technology? Ignore all those people who say they could writein a week with PHP. That's simply not true. It is as we'll see pretty cool technology. But certainly has sufficient chops to build WhatsApp if they wished.
Let's look at features. We know WhatsApp is a no gimmicks (no ads, no gimmicks, no games) product with loyal users from across the world . It offers free texting in a cruel world where charges can be abusive. As …
Passion for programming a must, daily stand-ups, etc.
Knowledge of relational database design, SQL.
Experience with Agile methodologies
Working knowledge of version control systems, SVN, Git.
Experience with test driven development
Knowledge of Eclipse would be an advantage
Knowledge of Linux would be an advantage …