MySQL 4.0 Google Edition

At the Conference I realized how much Wikipedia’s database operation had in common with Google – many rules and ideas of operation, problems faced, solutions imagined. Ah, there is one huge difference – they have brilliant engineers resolving quite a few of the issues, whereas we slack and live with as-is software. One of very nice coincidences is that our base MySQL version used is 4.0.26 – surprise, surprise, same one as the one Google have released patches for :) So, here the story of running MySQL fork begins… Continue reading “MySQL 4.0 Google Edition”