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Scaling Databases – Web Development

I want to talk for a moment about how to scale databases. Now, like databases themselves, this is a very broad topic, but there’s a couple concepts I’d like to introduce because they’re going to affect us in this class. There’s two reasons you might need to scale a database.
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Caching – Web Development

Caching refers to storing the result of an operation so that future request return faster. Basically, if you do something once you know whether it’s a database query or rendering some HTML or you know, anything that might be slow. You store the results so you don’t have to do
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Methods and Parameters Solution – Web Development

The answer is: it’s after the HTTP request headers. Let me show you how to find that out. So first we’ll go to our Editor and we’ll switch these lines around again so we can see the actual request. So I comment these two guys out, and I uncomment these
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Datastore Types Solution – Web Development

Okay, so the correct answer is for the title, we’re going to use a string. For the art, we’re also going to use a string, and for the created, we’re also going–we’re going to use a date time. Now, actually I lied to you, we’re not going to use a
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