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Monthly Archives: May 2012

btrfs – probably not ready yet

Every time I have a conversation on SSD, someone mentions btrfs filesystem. And usually it is colored as a solution that will solve all our problems, improve overall performance and SSD in particular, and it …

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Intel 520 SSD in MySQL sysbench oltp benchmark

In my raw IO benchmark of Intel 520 SSD we saw that the drive does not provide uniform throughput and response time, but it is interesting how does it affect workload if it comes from …

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Tutorial Tomorrow, 5/19, at the 44th ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC)

This Saturday afternoon in New York, Martin Farach-Colton and I will run a tutorial on the theoretical foundations of memory sensitive computing to be be held at the 44th ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC). Here is the program …

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SwRI Chooses TokuDB to Tackle Machine Data for an 800M+ Record Database
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Tackling machine data on the ground to ensure successful operations for NASA in space Issues addressed: Scaling MySQL to multi-terabytes Insertion rates as InnoDB hit a performance wall Schema flexibility to handle an evolving data …

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Greg Dunn, Senior Research Engineer, SWRI
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The impact to our required storage was dramatic. We benefited from over 9x compression. In our comparison benchmarks, we went from 452GB with InnoDB to 49GB with TokuDB.

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Training in London next week

I’m going to deliver MySQL Training next week (May 21-24) in London. This is a rare opportunity as I do not personally deliver a lot of Training, especially outside of US. There are still some …

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Benchmarking single-row insert performance on Amazon EC2

I have been working for a customer benchmarking insert performance on Amazon EC2, and I have some interesting results that I wanted to share. I used a nice and effective tool iiBench which has been …

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Percona Server 5.5.23-25.3 released!

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.5.23-25.3 on May 16, 2012 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories). Based on MySQL 5.5.23, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server 5.5.23-25.3 is now the current …

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Tokutek Welcomes Gerry Narvaja!
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We are excited to have Gerry Narvaja start today at Tokutek! Gerry has spent more than 25 years in the software industry, most of them working with databases for different kinds of applications, from embedded to …

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Announcement of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.5.23

Our previous GA release of Percona XtraDB Cluster caused a lot of interest and feedback. I am happy to announce next version Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.5.23, which comes with bug fixes and improvements. List of …

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