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The write cache: Swap insanity tome III

Swapping has always been something bad for MySQL performance but it is even more important for HA systems. It is so important to avoid swapping with HA that NDB cluster basically forbids calling malloc after …

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Concurrency Improvements in TokuDB v6.6 (Part 2)

In Part 1, we showed performance results of some of the work that’s gone in to TokuDB v6.6. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at how this happened, on the engineering side, and …

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Move over Marcia: Top Ten for 2012

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Well, it’s that time of the year again for top ten lists. There have been many versions showing up on the web the last few days, including Time Magazine’s “Top 10 Everything of 2012” list, …

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Small Data

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There is obviously much being written these days about Big Data. While the term has many different meanings to many different folks, our MySQL and MariaDB customers tend to find their data to be uncomfortably …

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Mi Buenos Aires Querido

Next week, a couple of us at Tokutek will be heading to Buenos Aires for the MySQL / MariaDB Conference & Expo LA. Gerry Narvaja actually grew up in Buenos Aires. My own family is Argentinian. …

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O’Reilly Strata 2012: The Year of the Data Scientist

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We had the privilege this past week to be invited to be part of the 2012 O’Reilly Strata “Making Data Work” Conference. Some of our photos from the event are here. At the event, we were excited …

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The Data is Coming! The Data is Coming!

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This was an interesting week for data discussions in the Boston area. There were two back-to-back events this week — Big Data on Wednesday night hosted by TiE Boston and Channeling the Big Data Tsunami …

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Beyond great cache hit ratio

I worked with application recently which has great memcached hit ratio – over 99% but yet still has average page response time over 500ms. Reason ? There are hundreds memcached gets and even though they …

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EdUIConf 2009 recap

I spoke at EdUIConf 2009, a new conference in my hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia. My presentation was on web interface performance; it’s basically a twist on front-end performance in general. I slanted the talk towards …

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Quick comparison of MyISAM, Infobright, and MonetDB

Recently I was doing a little work for a client who has MyISAM tables with many columns (the same one Peter wrote about recently). The client’s performance is suffering in part because of the number …

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