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First of New NSF Big Data Grants Go to Tokutek Founders

The core technology behind Tokutek is based on the academic research by our founders: Michael Bender, Bradley Kuszmaul and Martin Farach-Colton.  They are all still in academia, in addition to their work at Tokutek. Back …


Forbes: “Tokutek Makes Big Data Dance”

Recently, our CEO, John Partridge had a chance to talk about novel database technologies for “Big Data” with Peter Cohan of Forbes. According to the article, “Fractal Tree indexing is helping organizations analyze big data …


Indexing Big Data – NSF Workshop on Research Directions in the Principles of Parallel Computation

I attended the NSF Workshop on Research Directions in the Principles of Parallel Computation in Pittsburgh on 6/27/12. The workshop brought together researchers from academia and industry to explore visions for the future of parallel computing. …


Challenges of Big Databases with MySQL – IOUG Presentation

    Many database management tasks become difficult as you move from millions of rows and gigabytes of data to billions of rows and terabytes of data. Such tasks include ingesting data while maintaining indexes; …


Big Data and MySQL – a Discussion with SiliconANGLE on theCUBE

Given all the focus and hype on Big Data, I was excited to have the chance at the recent O’Reilly Strata Show to sit down with Jeff Kelly, one of the top rated “Big Data” …


New England’s Victory (for Big Data)

While it might not have been New England’s weekend on the Big Gridiron, it was certainly New England’s day for Big Data at the New England Database Summit on Friday at MIT. The summit was …


The Big Data Community at the MassTLC unConference

  I had the pleasure of being invited to blog at the MassTLC unConference on Friday. The event was a full day of diverse topics and discussions ranging from the latest in recipe sharing sites, …


Challenges of Big Databases with MySQL – OOW11 Presentation

Many database management tasks become difficult as you move from millions of rows and gigabytes of data to billions of rows and terabytes of data. Such tasks include ingesting data while maintaining indexes; changing schemas …


Online Advertiser Intent Media Selects TokuDB over InnoDB and NoSQL for Big Data Ad-Hoc Analysis

Intent Media Issue addressed: Ad hoc analytics on clickstream data arriving too fast for InnoDB or NoSQL to handle. TokuDB powers an online advertising application The Company: Headquartered in New York, Intent Media is a …


Big Data Needs You

In the 18th century, Benjamin Franklin stated “In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.” In the 21st century this is still valid, but there is also an additional truism, especially in IT …