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TokuMX Compression & Performance Innovation Awards @ MongoDB World 2014

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

Today, at MongoDB World 2014 in New York City, we announced the winners of our inaugural TokuMX Compression & Performance Innovation Award. We selected two winners from amongst the nominees – Brightcove and Crowdtap. The announcement was made at the TokuMX Scale-up & Slim-down breakfast meet-up. This morning’s meet-up featured special guests Mark Callaghan of […]

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TokuMX @ MongoDB World 2014

 | June 21, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

On Monday, some of the Boston-area Tokutek team will board New York bound trains to join our Union Square colleagues at MongoDB World 2014. We couldn’t be more excited. You would be too. TokuMX, our high-performance distribution of MongoDB, just had its first birthday. The rapid acceptance by the MongoDB community has surpassed even our […]

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June 11 Webinar: Comparing MongoDB and TokuMX Replication

 | June 5, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

MongoDB replication has a lot of great features including crash safety, automatic failover and parallel slave replication. Although MongoDB’s replication is impressive in many ways, TokuMX™ replication internals are purposely designed differently. Register Now! SPEAKER: Zardosht Kasheff, Sr. Engineer DATE: Wednesday, June 11th TIME: 1pm EDT/10am PDT TokuMX is built on Fractal Tree® technology, unlike […]

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Thoughts on Small Datum – Part 3

 | May 9, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Background: If you did not read my first blog post about why I am sharing my thoughts on the benchmarks published by Mark Callaghan on Small Datum you may want to skim through it now for a little context: “Thoughts on Small Datum – Part 1” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Last time, in “Thoughts on Small Datum – […]

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Maybe You Should Try Taking a Walk in My Shoes

 | May 1, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

The title of this post should really be, “Maybe He Should Try Taking a Walk in Your Shoes.” The he I’m referring to is economist and author, Tim Harford. The you is the people who use NewSQL and NoSQL approaches to mine big data with database platforms like MySQL and MongoDB (or, preferably, our high-performance […]

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Thoughts on Small Datum – Part 2

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

If you did not read my first blog post about Mark Callaghan’s (@markcallaghan) benchmarks as documented in his blog, Small Datum, you may want to skim through it now for a little context. ——————- On March 11th, Mark, a former Google and now Facebook database guru, published an insertion rate benchmark comparing MySQL outfitted with […]

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Thoughts on Small Datum – Part 1

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

A little background… When I ventured into sales and marketing (I’m an engineer by education) I learned I would often have to interpret and simply summarize the business value that is sometimes hidden in benchmarks. Simply put, the people who approve the purchase of products like TokuDB® and TokuMX™ appreciate the executive summary. Therefore, I plan […]

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Simplifying Database Management for Big Data

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

OpenStack Summit 2014 is a five-day conference for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack Cloud Software — a topic near and dear to many Tokutek customers. This year’s event is being held in Atlanta, May 12-16, 2014. Recently, I learned about an interesting Big Data DBMS survey being conducted during the lead up to the conference. […]

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