Working with industrial-strength databases

Posted by dave on Feb 18, 2004 5:07 AM EDT
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It's rare to find a PHP/PERL/Python developer who is also a database administrator. This is understandable. If they really spent time doing real database administration, their application development skills (or, at the very least, timelines) would suffer greatly for it. However, in some situations, where the back end is concerned, what you don't know can have a non-trivial and negative affect on your application's performance or security. At the very least, it will cause you to write a significant amount of front end code to do things a database feature might do for you with just a line or two of SQL or the tweaking of a configuration directive.

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