What is the experience improving database performance using solid-state drives (particularly for PostgreSQL databases) such as HP's IO Accelerator? Did you see any marked improvements?
What is the correct way to set the optimizer index cost adj parameter for Oracle. As a developer I have observed huge performance improvements as this parameter is lowered. Common queries are ...
I am just setting up my new Linux Ubuntu 8.04 LTS server now, and getting ready for launch. My application is a PHP built application using the Zend Framework, and there is a MySQL heavy site (as are ...
Overall, I love the SuperFetch feature in Vista and believe it results in hugely noticeable gains in the launch time and overall "snappiness" of the system. However, sometimes it apparently gets ...