Author - Leif.Walsh

What’s new in TokuMX 1.4, Part 2: Partitioned oplog

We just released version 1.4.0 of TokuMX, our high-performance distribution of MongoDB. There are a lot of improvements in this version (release notes), the most of any release yet. In this series of blog posts, we describe the most interesting changes and how they’ll affect users.
In MongoDB, the replication oplog is a capped collection, […]

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Don’t worry about embedding large arrays in your MongoDB documents

Running MongoDB

In this post, I’d like to discuss some performance problems recently mentioned about MongoDB’s embedded arrays, and how Why shouldn’t I embed large arrays in my documents?“, causing the document to be moved on disk instead of being rewritten. It’s common knowledge that MongoDB “document moves” are slow, because separate entry in that index […]

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What’s new in TokuMX 1.4, Part 1: Primary keys

We just released version 1.4.0 of TokuMX, our high-performance distribution of MongoDB. There are a lot of improvements in this version (release notes), the most of any release yet. In this series of blog posts, we describe the most interesting changes and how they’ll affect users.
MongoDB doesn’t have a “primary key” the way SQL […]

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Introducing TokuMX 1.4: Major improvements to MongoDB sharding and replication

Today we are thrilled to announce the availability of the latest release (1.4.0) of TokuMX, our high-performance distribution of MongoDB.
For those of you just joining us, TokuMX is an open-source distribution of MongoDB that shares much of the code, and all of the driver protocols, data model, and programming interface with MongoDB, but which […]

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The Genius of MongoDB

Getting ready for tomorrow’s MongoDB Boston conference (come say hi if you see us!), I’m spending some time thinking about a post last week by Bryce Nyeggen: The Genius and Folly of MongoDB. It hits home in a lot of ways for me and the whole TokuMX team, because it mimics exactly the impetus […]

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