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Backup large MySQL database without SSH access

Moving your databases around is easy when they are small. When they get large it may become a problem especially if you are on a shared hosting… One of my website’s database grew to 5.5Gb in size. When it’s that big phpMyAdmin and standard control panel backup scripts just don’t work. Fortunately there is a […]

Hostgator vs. Godaddy vs. whatever rant

Just got an email from Hostagtor notifying me that one of my websites was shut down because it was using up too much CPU time on their “unlimited” shared hosting plan… Oh, well. I had no illusion ot begein with about their plans being truly unlimited but I didn’t realize that they were that limited. […]

Mysql Connector Set Variable

MySql is a nice database engine, C# is nice programming language. However when you put them together you get something not nice at all. At least from a viewpoint of someone like me who is spoiled by nice, clean and seamless database integration Linq for SQL provides for MSSQL. Unfortunately when you put together MSSQL […]