After a few years off, I've been doing some writing for Linux Magazine (which is on-line only) again recently. First off, my just published feature article is Drizzle: Rethinking the MySQL Database Kernel. As you might have guessed, it looks at Drizzle and some of the reasoning behind forking and re-working MySQL.

I'm also writing a weekly column that we've been calling "Bottom of the Stack" (RSS) which started a few weeks ago. Recent articles are:

The basic idea is that I'll be writing about back-end data processing and systems--the sort of stuff that lives in the bottom half of the traditional LAMP stack.

If you have ideas of stuff you'd like to cover, please drop me a line.

As a side note, I wrote my first article for Linux Magazine back in June of 2001: MySQL Performance Tuning. Those were the MySQL 3.23 days. How time flies!

An amazing credit to some of the folks involved with Linux Magazine, all of my past writings are available there.

Posted by jzawodn at June 16, 2009 07:13 AM

Reader Comments
# pjm said:

Jeremy, thanks for linking this. There's a lot of cool stuff happening in the web production stack these days and I appreciate people like you who can explain how and why it's happening (and thereby help me understand if I should dig deeper or leave it to another sysadmin).

Also, major props to the Linux Magazine folks for keeping so much of your stuff online for so long. I have articles I wrote as little as five years ago which are already gone from the 'net, which I find frustrating.

on June 16, 2009 10:18 AM
# Laurent said:

Do you know about DBSight and how it compares to Sphinx?

on June 17, 2009 12:10 PM
# Jeremy Zawodny said:

I do not know anything about DBSight.

on June 17, 2009 12:15 PM
# nusret said:

thanks for article very

on August 2, 2009 03:38 PM
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