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Slides from Boston MongoDB User Group Meetup on 7/31/13

 | August 2, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

On Wednesday night, the Boston MongoDB User group was kind enough to have me speak about TokuMX Internals. I spoke about Fractal Tree® indexes and the technical reasons behind the benefits they provide to MongoDB applications. Although the talk mostly references TokuMX and MongoDB, all the theory applies to TokuDB and MySQL as well. My slides […]

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Percona celebrates its 7th anniversary by giving to open source ecosystem

 | August 1, 2013 |  Posted In: MySQL, Percona MySQL Consulting, Percona MySQL Support, Percona MySQL Training, Percona Software

Today we’re celebrating Percona’s 7th anniversary.  A lot has changed in these past 7 years – we have grown from a two-person outfit focused exclusively on consulting to a 100-person company with teammates in 22 different countries and 18 different states, now providing Support, Consulting, RemoteDBA, Server Development and Training services. We also made our mark […]

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Schema Design in MongoDB vs Schema Design in MySQL

 | August 1, 2013 |  Posted In: Insight for Developers, MongoDB, MySQL

For people used to relational databases and doing MySQL database design, using NoSQL solutions such as MongoDB brings interesting challenges. One of them is schema design: while in the relational world, normalization is a good way to start, how should we design our collections when creating a new MongoDB application? Let’s see with a simple […]

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