Monthly Archives - November 2009

Interviews for InfiniDB and TokuDB are next

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 […]

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Tokyo Tyrant -The Extras Part III : Write Bottleneck

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 allows […]

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Tokyo Tyrant – The Extras Part II : The Performance Wall

Continuing my look at Tokyo Tyrant/Cabinet and addressing some of the concerns I have seen people have brought up this is post #2.
#2.  As your data grows does  Tokyo Cabinet slow down?
Yes your performance can degrade. One obvious performance decrease with a larger dataset  is you start to increase the likelihood that your data […]

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