How to pop from a stack in MySQL

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24 Oct
On a recent project one of the requirements was to be able to provide unique ID’s for tracking that is able to scale, and that is race condition safe.
When you work with PHP and MySQL this can be challenging to achieve, especially when dealing with high traffic websites.
Considering the requirements, it is clear that this ... Continue Reading

Conference in London

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24 Feb
We just got back from attended the PHP UK Conference. Had a great time, learned some new stuff, and most important drank our fair share of beer.

Two of the talks that I found really interesting was (in no specific order):
“Locking and Concurrency Control” by Morgan Tocker
He went over how locking works in database e... Continue Reading