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{ Daily Archives } Tuesday, April 2008

Security is mathematics

Colin Percival had this to say on security: Schneier suggests that this “particular way of looking at the world” is very difficult to train — far more difficult than the domain expertise relevant to security. I respectfully differ: In my opinion, this mindset is not particular to security professionals; and universities have been successfully training […]

Does innodb log file size parameter affect performance?

This is a question I was asking myself after looking at some tweaks to a mysql server. I guess the more appropriate question that I wanted to ask was Does setting the innodb_log_file_size parameter larger affect runtime performance? A quick google led to the well known Mysql Performance Blog (highly recommended for understanding mysql internals […]