Mysql: the definition of table prevents operation … on table

This is a tricky one affecting MySql table updates which have views. Documentation about this error actually explains the cause, but doesn't connect the dots. I have a view V on table T and want to delete some rows from T. That works fine as long as the DELETE statement doesn't involve the view, so … Continue reading Mysql: the definition of table prevents operation … on table

Non-blocking JDBC with the Asynchonous Mysql connector

Event driven application architecture If you've been following Hackernews or my favorite, the Highscalability blog, you can't have missed the trend towards event driven server applications which are inherently different from the request-per-thread based design of traditional web applications. Event driven applications evolve around asynchronous, non-blocking APIs and use few threads, typically around the number … Continue reading Non-blocking JDBC with the Asynchonous Mysql connector