Best Practices for Creating Indexes in MySQL

MySQL is one of the most used databases in the current world. There has been a lot of research and thought gone into making the indexes in MySQL + InnoDB performant keeping the space complexity of these indexes in the same ballpark. In the context of this blog post, we will be going through the … Continue reading Best Practices for Creating Indexes in MySQL

Could there be a data loss in DRAM while system is up ??

Recently I came acrossĀ thisĀ interesting blog article. It really struck me that RAM sitting on our systems has to be refreshed again and again in a timely fashion to ensure that the contents stored by the memory cells are intact. According to Wikipedia, each bit in DRAM is stored as a presence or absence of electric … Continue reading Could there be a data loss in DRAM while system is up ??