Can’t sign in to Google calendar on my Samsung refrigerator
LOL, internet of broken things (via Dave Bolger)
(tags: internetofshit iot fail samsung google apis fridges connected future via:davebolger)
5 subtle ways you’re using MySQL as a queue, and why it’ll bite you
Excellent post from Percona. I particularly like that they don’t just say “don’t use MySQL” — they give good advice on how it can be made work: 1) avoid polling; 2) avoid locking; and 3) avoid storing your queue in the same table as other data.
(tags: database mysql queueing queue messaging percona rds locking sql architecture)