# Query_time: 9 Lock_time: 0 Rows_sent: 0 Rows_examined: 4281017
Now if you’re not a webmaster, server administrator, or developer the above line may not mean too much to you. I understand that many people who install WordPress and dozens or more plugins really have no idea what it takes for that to all “work”. In this particular case the above line is one single query made by the “Yet Another Related Post Plugin” on a WordPress database. The query took 9 seconds and examined over 4.2 MILLION rows of data – and this was done on a shared web hosting server. Continue reading
So my wife and I just moved into a new apartment and either our old washer got damaged during the move or it just decided to give up the ghost. We hooked the old set up and woke up the next morning to a huge pool of water in the laundry room! Needless to say that the wife was not very happy with the situation and we began perusing craigslist.com looking for a replacement set.
Sometimes you just have to vent, and this is one such situation. We recently had a customer who decided to make some derogatory posts on our forums accusing us of “pissing somebody off” resulting in us being a “target of DDoS attacks” when in reality it was simply a client we were hosting that was the target of the attacks. One of the downsides of DDoS attacks is that they’re a carpet bomb and they affect all sites on the server, and not just the intended target.
MDDHosting – Abuse on Forums
Ticket ID: [Redacted]
Creation Date: 09/26/2010 20:28
Last Reply: 09/26/2010 22:47