There used to be quite a few problems, when installing
shared hosting. There is a lengthy
of the related issues. However, recently GoDaddy fixed a few most serious ones, in particular, they gave users permission to invoke MySQL "TABLE LOCK" command, which was the greatest problem of all. So if you deploy Drupal on GoDaddy now, it should be a very straightforward process.
If you want …
about one guy, who used to be a trader and decided to quit for good. The moral of the article, in my opinion, is that not everyone should play on the financial markets. Not really surprising.
If you tried to install Service Pack 1 for Visual Studio .NET 2005 (aka KB926601), via Microsoft Update or manually, chances are high that the upgrade failed. The reason is that the deployment MSI package is almost 500M large. Before the actual installation process begins, Windows tries to verify the package. In order to do it it needs to load it into a continuous block of memory. Since even modern …
in EconBrowser tells an interesting and probably worrying story of an employee pension fund for the City of San Diego, USA.
In short, a legislation was passed, that used any fund's profit above 8% to increase the final payments to the employees, without any requirement to invest additional money into the scheme. For years it worked quite marvellously, since markets performed exceptionally well and the fund made 8%+ …
Looks like Yahoo! follows closely Google - they have now something called
- very similar to what Google provides via Webmasters tools.
Most important, they now support
, which is very convenient.
I was deeply disappointed to discover, that .NET framework 2.0 didn't contain XQuery implementation. Apparently, it was included in one of the earlier beta releases, but then was dropped by Microsoft in favour of the forthcoming
- some sort of blend between C# and Oracle's Pro*C (probably much prettier than the latter).
I can't say I buy their
on why it was done or their proposition to …
(see question 5),
is listed among the target languages for Oscar - the next generation of Visual Studio, together with C# and VB.NET. This is quite encouraging - I am really happy to see the OCaml clone to succeed on .NET platform. This will make .NET even more attractive to me, since it will be possible to do development in a "proper" language and still …
A very interesting
in The Guardian tells the story of a nice elderly couple from Ashford, UK, which has built a property empire worth £280 million. It's simply amazing what you can reach, if you start at the right time and in the right place.
Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2003 has been released. To be honest, I don't understand why
required a whole SP - the list is very short and doesn't look all that important. Maybe the release notes are incomplete?