Ah! thank you. Now that makes sense.
So I must re-pm.
And you say hardware... like RAM chips, or that X-core CPU? (assuming geekhack uses MySQL since it is required by vBulletin, and probable broken DBs, I lean toward ram chips, or the bus)
>.>, I can think of so many ways to optimize, even using the old NoSQL script game:http://www.strozzi.it/cgi-bin/CSA/tw7/I/en_US/nosql/Home%20Page
Man, those where the days. Wait, they still are, esp. with zfs and btrfs. Ah well. Look at me giving away my secrets that hold my dear job.
Thank you, thank you, thank you, mickd for the info. At the least they do make backups. Rule number two of IT, or business,... well any venture.
hehehe, I am exaggerating my reaction, I really feel like:http://sirplzmysite.net/images/huh.jpg
But for the non-optimization:http://sirplzmysite.net/images/waht_getout.jpg