Archive for March 2010
Just a quick tip for those who have banged heads with sorting issues. In particular when working accross database technologies, you may end up getting bitten by default behavior differences.
So here’s something to keep in mind, Indexes are to Sorting as Hardware is to Software.. You can define default order behavior if you have the right index.
How did this come up recently for me? Sorting differences on a multilayer ed hierarchy of data , never noticed anything until deploying to production which used PGSQL instead of MYSQL