Monthly Archives: February 2010

Scalable MySQL: Avoid offset for large tables

It’s fairly common to need to iterate through all the rows in a given table and perform an action on each. The usual way to do this is fetch rows from the database in batches using LIMIT, specifying an offset … Continue reading

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SVN: Entry has unexpectedly changed special status

I just tried to commit my Working Copy when I got the error message: svn: Entry ‘jquery-latest.js’ has unexpectedly changed special status It turns out that someone had created a symlink to whatever is the latest version of jQuery, which … Continue reading

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