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Benchmarking Presentation at Percona Live London 2014

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

In a few weeks I’m presenting “Performance Benchmarking: Tips, Tricks, and Lessons Learned” at Percona Live London 2014 (November 3-4). I continue to learn lessons and improve my benchmarking capabilities, so the content is a full upgrade from my presentation at Percona Live Santa Clara in April 2013. Anyone interested in achieving and sustaining the […]

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Oct 9 Webinar: Get More Out of MongoDB With TokuMX 2.0

 | October 3, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

MongoDB includes several powerful features like high availability, read scaling, and horizontal scalability in an easy-to-use, schema-free database platform. But, what if you could retain those properties, improve performance, and ensure scalability without specialized tuning just by replacing the storage stack? SPEAKER: Jon Tobin, Lead Sales Engineer at Tokutek DATE: Thursday, October 9th TIME: 1pm ET Register Now! […]

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Announcing TokuMX v2.0

 | September 30, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Today we released TokuMX v2.0, the latest version of Tokutek’s high-performance MongoDB distribution. Highlights of this new release are as follows: Fast updates that can boost the speed of updates to unindexed fields by more than 10x. Ark elections making replication trustworthy and more ops-friendly. Smaller oplog entries made possible with a brand-new rollback algorithm. […]

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Fast Updates : Coming Soon in TokuMX v2.0

 | September 29, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Coming in TokuMX v2.0 is a feature we’re calling “Fast Updates”. Fast updates permit certain update operations to bypass the read-modify-write behavior that most databases require (including MongoDB and the current release of TokuMX). In this blog I’ll cover how Fast Updates work by describing a simple schema and workload, plus I’ll measure the performance […]

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TokuDB Read Free Replication : Details and Use Cases

 | September 25, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

The biggest innovation in TokuDB v7.5 is Read Free Replication (RFR). I blogged a few days ago posting a benchmark showing how much additional throughput can be achieved on a replication slave, while at the same time lowering the read IO operations to almost zero. The official documentation on the feature is available here. In […]

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TokuDB v7.5 Read Free Replication : The Benchmark

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

New to TokuDB® v7.5 is a feature we’re calling “Read Free Replication” (RFR). RFR allows TokuDB replication slaves to process insert, update, and delete statements with almost no read IO. As a result, the slave can easily keep up with the master (no lag) as well as brings all the read IO capacity of the […]

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TokuMX 2.0 preview and bug hunt

 | September 22, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

TokuMX 2.0 is coming at the end of this month, and it’s going to be the most innovative release of TokuMX since our first release last June.  Version 2.0 represents the realization of many of our engineering aspirations from when we started the TokuMX project, and we’re all eager to get it in your hands. […]

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Announcing TokuDB v7.5: Read Free Replication

 | September 18, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Today we released TokuDB® v7.5, the latest version of Tokutek’s storage engine for MySQL and MariaDB. I’ll be publishing two blogs next week to go into more details about our new “Read Free Replication”, but here are high level descriptions of the most important new features. Read Free Replication TokuDB replication slaves can now be […]

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Explaining Ark Part 4: Fixing Majority Write Concern

 | August 7, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

This is the fourth post in a series of posts that explains Ark, a consensus algorithm we’ve developed for TokuMX and MongoDB to fix known issues in elections and failover. The tech report we released describes the algorithm in full detail. These posts are a layman’s explanation. This post assumes the reader is familiar with […]

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An Updated Description of Clustering Keys for TokuDB

 | August 6, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Covering indexes can result in orders of magnitude performance improvements for queries. Bradley’s presentation on covering indexes describes what a covering index is, how it can effect performance, and why it works. However, the definition of a covering index can get cumbersome since MySQL limits the number of columns in a key to 16 (32 on […]

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