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Interviews for InfiniDB and TokuDB are next

 | November 16, 2009 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

I forwarded on a list of questions about PBXT to Paul McCullagh today.  While Paul’s busy answering them, I’d like to announce that Robert Dempsey (InfiniDB storage engine) and Bradley C. Kuszmaul (TokuDB storage engine) have also accepted an interview. If you have any questions about either storage engine, please post them here by Friday […]

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“Shard early, shard often”

 | November 16, 2009 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers, MySQL

I wrote a post a while back that said why you don’t want to shard.  In that post that I tried to explain that hardware advances such as 128G of RAM being so cheap is changing the point at which you need to shard, and that the (often omitted) operational issues created by sharding can […]

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Tokyo Tyrant -The Extras Part III : Write Bottleneck

 | November 12, 2009 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Cloud and NoSQL, MySQL

This is part 3 of my Tyrant extra’s, part 1 focused on durability, part 2 focused on the perceived performance wall. #3.  Tokyo Cabinet Can have only a single writer thread, bottlenecking performance When writing an application using Tokyo Cabinet only one connection can be opened as a “writer”  while the rest are readers.  Tyrant […]

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Web Site Update

 | November 10, 2009 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

We just updated our web site and blogs. We hope the update didn’t cause any trouble for people trying to read the blogs or download TokuDB, our MySQL storage engine. In addition to a new look, we now provide pricing as well as easier downloads.

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