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532x Multikey Index Insertion Performance Increase for MongoDB with Fractal Tree Indexes

 | November 13, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

In my three previous MongoDB blogs I wrote about our implementation of Fractal Tree(R) indexes on MongoDB, showing a 10x insertion performance increase, a 268x query performance increase, and a comparison of covered indexes and clustered indexes. These benchmarks show the difference that rich and efficient indexing can make to your MongoDB workload. Given the […]

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Small Data

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

There is obviously much being written these days about Big Data. While the term has many different meanings to many different folks, our MySQL and MariaDB customers tend to find their data to be uncomfortably big when the tables become too large for memory. In this case, more storage has to be acquired, performance starts […]

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Debugging MySQL SSL problems

 | November 8, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL

This is not necessarily going to be a comprehensive post, but I learned somethings about MySQL SSL today that I thought would be worth sharing. I was setting up a PRM install for a customer and one of the requirements was SSL replication.  In this particular case, I had setup PRM first, and then was […]

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Speaking at Internet Summit

 | November 7, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

The Internet Summit seems to be the largest Tech event of the year in Raleigh,NC area. I’ve attended this conference last year and I’m proud to be a speaker this time around. If you’re up for early morning talks I’m part of “Tech Track: Inside the Data Center” block of sessions, starting at 8am, where […]

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devops webinar – follow up Q&A

 | November 6, 2012 |  Posted In: MySQL

First I wanted to thanks all the attendees and for the nice comments I got. As promised during the webinar, these are the answers of the questions you asked. Q: Does Percona provide plugin for cacti? A: Yes we do. They are part of Percona Monitoring Plugins. You can see some examples here. Q: What […]

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Join us at ad:tech this week

 | November 5, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

It certainly has been a tough week on the East Coast. In the Boston area, where I am located, we got grazed by Sandy – power outages, trees down, schools closed, and Halloween delayed. This though, pales in comparison to what our NY office had to endure. One of our co-founders for example is one of the […]

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Webinar: The Hazards of Multi-writing in a Dual-Master Setup

 | November 5, 2012 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

On November 15th at 1PM Eastern / 10 AM Pacific, I will be giving a webinar entitled “The Hazards of Multi-writing in a Dual-Master Setup“.  In my experience many people do not understand the difficulty of managing writes to RDBMS datastores in a high availability environment, especially where asynchronous replication is used (which is almost everywhere). […]

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How Much memory do you use to run MySQL

 | November 2, 2012 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

We have seen number of issues with MySQL Server related to amount of memory you have in the system – these range from problems with large size Query Cache to bad drop table performance with large Innodb Buffer Pool size. As such I wonder how much memory do we really use to run MySQL Server […]

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