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Performance SQL Web

Enabling Performance Monitoring for MariaDB and MySQL

Enabling performance monitoring for MariaDB and MySQL works the same way. Performance monitoring for databases is beneficial when you have records in the hundreds of thousands using complex joins. It also helps when you want to do essential performance monitoring overall. In the past, you could use general_log, log_slow_queries and SHOW PROFILES. Since MySQL 5.5 […]

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Content Marketing Web

Podcasts 101: Learn How to Do Your First Podcast

The session itself will be on Podcasting. Luckily I have no shortage of stories when it come to the topic. I have had the honer of podcasting for a little over two years now. The first podcast I have been involved with is called “The Web Weekly” and the second is the “SitePoint Podcast”. From […]

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Entering the SitePoint Podcast

Today, I’m happy to announce that the SitePoint Podcast has taken me aboard. Only a few weeks ago, my friend Patrick O’Keefe contacted me while I was in Florida about joining the show. Needless to say, I accepted. It has been a true pleasure to join the crew. It has already been an experience I […]

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Story

The day I denied Batman

Watching reruns of the 1960s Batman defined my early childhood. I lived on the edge of our family sofa. My eyes transfixed on Adam West, the face of my hero, the Batman. I was no couch potato, I was a fan. Fully garbed with my plastic mask and hand made cape. I suppose this is […]

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CSS HTML Web

Optimizing large font files for @font-face

@font-face font optimization has been to my mind recently. Due to the CSS Off that Unmatched Style is hosting if I’m forced to be honest. Now you may be wondering what I mean by font optimization for @font-face. In this I mean the reduction of the font file size. For example. Let’s say you have […]