We re-ran iiBench based on Mark Callaghan’s excellent work. We used standard InnoDB engine in MySQL 5.1 without the Google or Percona patches. Our hardware is similar to Mark’s except we used a 6-disk hardware RAID 0, whereas Mark employed a 10-disk software RAID 0. We ran on the same hardware […]Read more
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 […]