Monthly Archives - November 2012

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

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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Debugging MySQL SSL problems

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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devops webinar – follow up Q&A

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 if replication […]

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Join us at ad:tech this week

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 […]

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

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 […]

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