wildwestriverrider

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10 May
1 week ago

wildwestriverrider left a reply on How To Improve The Speed Of A Laravel Page That That Queries For A Large Amount Of Data

@XSECRETS - Hey thanks for the suggestion I did notice after looking further that the Aurora DB and the EC2 instance don't share the same VPC.

I will be fixing that over the weekend and let you know what kind of improvement I see.

08 May
1 week ago

wildwestriverrider started a new conversation How To Improve The Speed Of A Laravel Page That That Queries For A Large Amount Of Data

It takes to long for the server to respond to the query. Part of the problem is running the data through a Laravel API Resource to restrict what data is delivered.

I am already using eager loading to improve the speed of the query and have used explain to ensure that it is efficient. The database is well indexed and running Aurora DB from AWS.

I have tried using Redis for caching but the possible permutations of filtering, sorting and paginating the data make it seem impractical. I wasn't able to get good results with this as warming the cache for all variations isn't possible. And because the user preferences for sorting and filtering are stored locally in the browser there isn't a simple default state to warm the cache for either.

02 Dec
1 year ago

wildwestriverrider left a reply on 5.5 Point Type Column

With a simple Point class

class Point
{
    public $x;
    public $y;

    public function __construct($x = null, $y = null)
    {
        $this->x = is_numeric($x) ? floatval($x) : $x;
        $this->y = is_numeric($y) ? floatval($y) : $y;
    }
}

wildwestriverrider left a reply on 5.5 Point Type Column

This is what I am doing for now.

trait HasPosition
{
    /**
     * @param Point $point
     */
    public function setPositionAttribute(Point $point)
    {
        $query = "GeomFromText('POINT($point->x $point->y)')";
        $this->attributes['position'] = \DB::raw($query);
    }

    /**
     * @param string $value
     * @return Point
     */
    public function getPositionAttribute($value)
    {
        // cleanup the database response into a Point
        $response = explode(
            ' ',
            str_replace(
                [
                    "GeomFromText('",
                    "'",
                    'POINT(',
                    ')'
                ],
                '',
                $value
            )
        );
        return new Point($response[0], $response[1]);
    }

    public function newQuery($excludeDeleted = true)
    {
        $raw = ' astext(position) as position ';
        return parent::newQuery($excludeDeleted)->addSelect('*', \DB::raw($raw));
    }
}
01 Dec
1 year ago

wildwestriverrider started a new conversation 5.5 Point Type Column

How do you insert/update data for the new point type column in Laravel 5.5?