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XLDB Tutorial on Data Structures and Algorithms

 | September 7, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Next week Michael and I (Bradley) will be travelling to Silicon Valley to present a tutorial on Data Structures and Algorithms for Big Databases at the 6th XLDB Conference. The tutorial, which is 4 hours on Monday afternoon, aims to cover the following topics (but it’s looking like we’ll have to drop several items for […]

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FROSCON and VLDB

 | August 14, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Next week I (Bradley) will be traveling to FROSCON near Bonn, Germany, and then on to VLDB in Istanbul. At FROSCON I’ll be talking about fast data structures for maintaining indexes. The talk will share some content with my upcoming MySQL Connect talk. At VLDB, Dzejla Medjedovic will be presenting a talk on our paper […]

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

 | July 12, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

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. I was one of 17 invited speakers. We were asked to address the question: “what are three big research challenges […]

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Mi Buenos Aires Querido

 | June 18, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

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. I spent several years there as a child, and my childhood home in South Carolina was Argentinian in spirit: absolutely […]

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Fractal Tree Indexing and Filesystems – HotStorage 2012

 | June 11, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Modern file systems are well equipped to deal with large writes. One area that remains challenging however is to efficiently write out “microdata”, such as metadata and small portions of large files, while showing good I/O utilization when the data is read back. This challenge is evident with mount options like “noatime” which disables updating […]

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Open Database Camp at SouthEast LinuxFest 2012

 | June 5, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

I’ll be attending this year’s US based Open Database Camp from June 8-10 in Charlotte, NC. The conference is co-located with SouthEast LinuxFest 2012. It appears that OpenSQL Camp was renamed Open Database Camp since I see many database technologies listed on their site that do not use SQL as an access method. The final […]

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My Talk on Tuesday at IOUG COLLABORATE 12

 | April 20, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

    Challenges of Big Databases with MySQL 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 without downtime; and supporting connections, replication, and backup. For some scaling problems […]

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