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At the recent OpenSQL Camp in Charlottesville, VA, Tokutek offered a challenge to the MySQL community – who can insert a billion rows into MySQL the fastest? We will post the results on our website and the winner gets a $100 Starbucks card, along with valuable bragging rights.
Tokutek’s technical founders (Michael A. Bender, Martin […]Read more
Recall that I’ve claimed that it takes 28 years to fill a disk with random insertions, given a set of reasonable assumptions. Recall what they are:
We are focusing on the storage engine (a la MySQL) level, and we are looking at a database on a single disk — the one we are using […]
I’ve been waving my hands about lower bounds. Well, sometimes I haven’t been waving my hands, because the lower bounds are tight. But in other cases (lenient insertions, range queries), the lower bounds are very far from what we’re used to.
So now, for a bit of math:
Brodal and Fagerberg showed in 2003 […]