Working with /etc/hosts on Mac

apple Creating hosts file entries allows you to create DNS aliases which can be very handy for web development. If your on a Mac, you will notice that it has the /etc/hosts file just like other unix os's.

One problem I kept running into however was that OS X was caching my host entries.


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8 Ways to Save Bandwidth on your RSS Feed

web One of the things you will notice after you have published an rss feed is that it will consume a lot of the bandwidth. For example on Spendfish.com 18% of the requests are for RSS feeds. This is no wonder since feed readers may download your feed several times a day even if nothing has changed.


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MySQL Optimization Hints

databases Every programmer loves to optimize, even when we know we shouldn't. To satisfy your cravings MySQL has several keywords that can be placed in your SQL statement to give the database server an explicit optimization instruction.


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The MySQL Query Cache

databases I have been reading about MySQL's Query Caching features in the High Performance MySQL book, and on the web. I have also been playing around with it on my own. I have concluded that it is a pretty cool feature! You will need MySQL 4.0.1 or higher to play...


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