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RAID System performance surprises

 | March 5, 2008 |  Posted In: Hardware and Storage

Implementing MySQL database in 24/7 environments we typically hope for uniform component performance, or at least would like to be able to control it. Typically this is indeed the case, for example CPU will perform with same performance day and night (unless system management software decides to lower CPU frequency due to overheating). This is […]

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Tradeoffs: Updates versus Range Queries

 | March 4, 2008 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Sorry for the delay, now on to range queries and lenient updates. Let’s call them queries and updates, for short. So far, I’ve shown that B-trees (and any of a number of other data structures) are very far from the “tight bound.” I’ll say a bound is a tight if it’s a lower bound and […]

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