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Mark B

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Mark B

  • CFLock And Negative Outcomes - Think It Through

    Posted on Jan 15, 2008 at 9:33 AM

    @Scott and Elliot I do agree that the amount of memory used by a single variable is pretty insignificant, but I think they add up if there is enough of them. I debated on the significance of what this would mean myself so I just tried it one day when we were slow. The company I work for has an in... read more »

  • CFLock And Negative Outcomes - Think It Through

    Posted on Jan 14, 2008 at 4:41 PM

    My thoughts about putting the DSN (or any other info that basically never changes) into the Application scope vs putting it in the request scope is that it reduces the number of variables that need to be created and destroyed thus reducing the amount of garbage collection the JVM has to do. Since t... read more »

  • ColdFusion CFQueryParam Binding vs. SQL Execution

    Posted on Dec 18, 2007 at 9:19 AM

    Can I suggest something to try? I found that overall unless very few of the statements will actually be an update on the table that performing the update statement then checking @@rowcount (SQL Server specific of course) to check the number of rows affected then doing an insert if neccisary at tha... read more »

  • Ask Ben: Limit File Upload Size In ColdFusion

    Posted on Aug 31, 2007 at 3:45 PM

    I've use cgi.content_length to check the length before the item it uploaded, is there a downside to doing it this way that I am not aware of?... read more »