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Announcing TokuDB v6.1

 | July 18, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

TokuDB v6.1 is now generally available and can be downloaded here. New features include: Added support for MariaDB 5.5 (5.5.25) The TokuDB storage engine is now available with all the additional functionality of MariaDB 5.5. Added HCAD support to our MySQL 5.5 version (5.5.24) Hot column addition/deletion was present in TokuDB v6.0 for MySQL 5.1 […]

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Indexing Big Data – NSF Workshop on Research Directions in the Principles of Parallel Computation

 | July 12, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

I attended the NSF Workshop on Research Directions in the Principles of Parallel Computation in Pittsburgh on 6/27/12. The workshop brought together researchers from academia and industry to explore visions for the future of parallel computing. I was one of 17 invited speakers. We were asked to address the question: “what are three big research challenges […]

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Meet Percona Team at OSCON

 | July 11, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

Yes, We will be at OSCON next week. I will be talking about Optimizing MySQL Configuration and host a BOF on MySQL Sharding Replication and Clustering if you’re interested in any of these technologies please come by and share your story. I would love to see both users and technology vendors working in this field. […]

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Percona Playback 0.3 development release

 | July 10, 2012 |  Posted In: Percona Software

I’m glad to announce the third Percona Playback release – another alpha release of a new software package designed to replay database server load. The first two versions were released in April, just in time for my talk at the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo: Replaying Database Load with Percona Playback. This is still […]

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My Talks at MySQL Connect and Percona Live NYC

 | July 9, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Solving the Challenges of Big Databases with MySQL When you’re using MySQL for big data (more than ten times as large as main memory), these challenges often arise: loading data fast; maintaining indexes under insertions deletions, and updates; adding and removing columns online; adding indexes online; preventing slave lag; and compressing data effectively. This session […]

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Impact of memory allocators on MySQL performance

 | July 5, 2012 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MySQL

MySQL server intensively uses dynamic memory allocation so a good choice of memory allocator is quite important for the proper utilization of CPU/RAM resources. Efficient memory allocator should help to improve scalability, increase throughput and keep memory footprint under the control. In this post I’m going to check impact of several memory allocators on the […]

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