Category: Drizzle

C/C++ | 2009-02-16

A Better Parser Needed?

Taking a little break from refactoring temporal data handling this evening, I decided to run some profiles against both Drizzle and MySQL 5.1.33. I profiled the two servers with callgrind […]

C/C++ | 2009-02-05

Where Drizzle Is Succeeding

Over the past few weeks, I have been happy working on Drizzle. Why have I been happy? Is it because of some new incredible code that will revolutionize the database […]

C/C++ | 2009-01-12

More on Day Numbers – The Actual Code

Like I mentioned in my previous article, I’ve been working on refactoring the temporal data handling in Drizzle. The major problem I’ve been dealing with is poorly or non-documented code. […]

Drizzle | 2009-01-11

So, What Is a Day Number?

Over the past three weeks, I’ve been refactoring the way that Drizzle handles temporal, or time-related, values. It’s been a fun little adventure into an area of the server which […]

Drizzle | 2008-12-18

I Didn’t Say “Screw Windows”

A number of commenters on my previous entry thought I was basically saying “Screw Windows”. Lukas Smith and Bill Karwin, both of whom I respect enormously, noted that Windows is […]

Drizzle | 2008-12-15

My advice to MySQL

Here is my advice to MySQL. Take it or leave it. Time will tell whether I’m full of shit. MySQL 5.1 is out the door. Awesome. Great job to all […]

Drizzle | 2008-11-22

The Drizzle Snowman – WIN!

Stewart, Brian and myself are having a little fun this morning. One of the niceties of having real UTF8 support in Drizzle is now we can really fun table names. […]

Drizzle | 2008-11-21

Drizzle Cirrus Milestone – Moving Forward

Brian, Monty, Stewart, Lee and myself sat down yesterday and fleshed out the blueprint tasks that we are targeting for the Cirrus milestone. This marks the first time we’ve made […]