New Search Engine

I’m experimenting with a new search engine for the mailing list archives and need a some folks to help test it. If you’re interested in helping out, please go to http://urlq.us/searchtest and try some searches. PLEASE use that URL, as the actual URL may change at some point and I’ll update the short URL to […]

IBM i vs. MySQL: a Performance Test

A few years ago, I expressed on the midrange-l mailing list some frustration I was having regarding database performance on an AS/400. I recall saying something like … MySQL vastly outperforms the AS/400. For the tests I was doing, it appeared that MySQL was indeed faster. My tests weren’t very rigorous, however. My posts caught […]