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Comment Hire a DBA (Score 1) 222

Most of the time, when someone says they're having trouble scaling their database, it's a case of a developer that has an incorrectly configured database. Installing MySQL is easy, but configuring it is VERY difficult. That's why you need a person with very specialized knowledge to properly configure a database for efficiency or throughput or whatever you're going for in your specific case.

It would be like saying that anyone can go to a hardware store, buy some lumber, and nail them together to create a rudimentary shelter, but if you want a *house*, something that will weather the elements and keep you warm and comfortable and secure, you need to hire a professional carpenter.

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Submission + - CyanogenMod 6.0 Released In To The Wild 8

Jeagoss writes: CyanogenMod is the leading open source replacement ROM for Android based phones. With the 6.0 release, a targeted 8 models of phones have been hit with version 2.2 (Froyo) of Google's Android operating system for mobiles. Have a rooted phone? Been wanting a reason for rooting your phone? Head on over to http://www.cyanogenmod.com/ and check out the forums. I think you'll be quite surprised.

Comment Re:First, we need froyo... (Score 1) 273

Technically, yes, an individual could grab the unofficially released source and compile it for themselves. In reality, most people use a specific distro...In my case, I use CyanogenMod, which has announced that it will not start hacking on Froyo code until there's an official source release.

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