In April, I got to give a talk at Percona Live, about why The Right Read Optimization is Actually Write Optimization. It was my first industry talk, so I was delighted when someone in the audience said “I feel like I just earned a college credit.”
The focus of the talk starts with why write optimization is what you want to do in many situations, especially if you need read optimization. Then I get in to some of the theory on optimizing writes by laying out your data better on disk. We approach this gradually, beginning with how B-trees work and progressing with a few simple rules for getting better performance, and see some of the tradeoffs inherent in these techniques.
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