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Mo’ Data, Mo’ Problems

 | January 22, 2015 |  Posted In: Solutions Engineering, Tokutek, TokuView

Welcome to blog #2 in a series about the benefits of the Fractal Tree. In this post, I’ll be explaining Big Data, why it poses such a problem and how Tokutek can help. Given the fact that I am a lifelong fan of both Hip-hop and Big Data, the title was a no-brainer and, given […]

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The MongoDB Speed-up & Slim-down Big Data Challenge

 | January 22, 2015 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Receive 20 FREE hours of MongoDB® consulting services if TokuMX does not improve your MongoDB application performance by at least 2x and/or reduce the size of your MongoDB database by 50% or more.  Like A Finely Tuned Rally Car Like a finely tuned rally car, your big data applications need to run lean and mean. But if those applications […]

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Announcing TokuMXse v1.0.0-rc.0

 | January 19, 2015 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

UPDATE: Since the publication of this blog post, Tokutek subsequently published preliminary performance benchmark results for TokuMXse. In addition, we have recently released the fourth release candidate of TokuMXse for testing.  Also, since this post was written, MongoDB has decided to call the new release of MongoDB v3.0 (formerly known as v2.8). Learn more about the performance benchmark; […]

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Fractal Tree Greatness: The Nexus

 | January 15, 2015 |  Posted In: Solutions Engineering, Tokutek, TokuView

In my recent travels, I’ve been speaking with database users at various meetups and trade shows worldwide. Very often, I got questions centering around the best use cases for our products, be it TokuDB, our MySQL storage engine, or, TokuMX, our distribution of MongoDB. Over 90% of the time, I responded Cloud, Big Data or both. […]

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First TokuMXse performance numbers

 | January 12, 2015 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

UPDATE: Since the publication of this blog post, the first release candidate of TokuMXse was made available for testing. Learn more about v1.0.0.RC.0. In addition, MongoDB has decided to call the release formerly known as v2.8, v3.0. We’ve been working on TokuMXse for quite some time now. TokuMXse is the MongoDB 2.8 storage engine version of TokuMX that […]

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Testing TokuDB’s Group Commit Algorithm Improvement

 | December 23, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

The MySQL 5.6 Release has introduced some changes to how two phase commit works and is managed.  In particular, the commit phase of transactions to the binary log is now serialized and this behavior is something we identified fairly immediately.  We implement a group commit algorithm that needed to be altered so that TokuDB’s group […]

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Scaling TokuDB Performance with Binlog Group Commit

 | December 17, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

TokuDB offers high throughput for write intensive applications, and the throughput scales with the number of concurrent clients.  However, when the binary log is turned on, TokuDB 7.5.2 throughput suffers.  The throughput scaling problem is caused by a poor interaction between the binary log group commit algorithm in MySQL 5.6 and the way TokuDB commits […]

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Yes, Virginia, There is Going to be a TokuMX Storage Engine for MongoDB 2.8

 | December 16, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

UPDATE: Since the publication of this blog post, Tokutek subsequently published preliminary benchmark results for this new TokuMX sibling, now called TokuMXse. In addition, there have been a number of release candidates.  Finally, MongoDB ultimately decided to call the new release of MongoDB v3.0 (previously it had been called v2.8). Learn more about the first TokuMXse performance benchmark here; and […]

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Frohe Festtage Von Weinhem! (Or A Music-driven Holiday Light Display for MongoDB Hackers)

 | December 10, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Want to tweet out a personalized holiday video to your friends?  Heckenlights is a Christmas lights installation playing Christmas songs that lets viewers customize and share it. Heckenlights was created by software developer Mark Paluch (@mp911de) who thought it was time to introduce some American-style holiday bling to his hometown of Weinheim, Germany. A year ago, […]

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Oct 22 Webinar: What’s New in TokuDB 7.5

 | October 16, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek

TokuDB 7.5 includes exclusive Read Free Replication (RFR) technology, fundamentally changing the MySQL replication landscape. By harnessing the power of Fractal Tree indexes, replication slaves can run with zero read IO, creating a variety of opportunities and configurations not possible in other MySQL storage engines. SPEAKER: Tim Callaghan, VP of Engineering at Tokutek DATE: Wednesday, October 22nd TIME: 1pm ET […]

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