Author - Martin.FarachColton

Announcing TokuDB v6.5: Optimized for Flash

We are excited to announce TokuDB® v6.5, the latest version of Tokutek’s flagship storage engine for MySQL and MariaDB.
This version offers optimization for Flash as well as more hot schema change operations for improved agility.
We’ll be posting more details about the new features and performance, so here’s an overview of what’s in store.

Flash
TokuDB v6.5 […]

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Basement Nodes: Turning Big Writes into Small Reads

Executive Summary
Fast indexing requires the leaves of a Fractal Tree® Index to be big. But some queries require the leaves to be small in order to get any reasonable performance. Basements nodes are our way to achieve these conflicting goals, and here I’ll explain how.
Big Leaves
On many occasions, we at Tokutek have pointed out […]

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The Sound and the NoSQL Fury

The signal-to-noise ratio in the NoSQL world has made it hard to figure out what’s going on, or even who has something new. For all the talk of performance in the NoSQL world, much of the most exciting part of what’s new is really not about performance at all.
Take for example, MongoDB, which has […]

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