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Slides from my Percona Live “Benchmarking” presentation

 | May 15, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

I finally posted a copy of the slides from my Percona Live presentation, “Creating a Benchmarking Infrastructure that Just Works”.  The PDF is available via this link. The content comes from my personal experiences over many years benchmarking and testing databases, usually focusing on performance.  It was an opportunity to see how far my personal […]

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Scalable Databases for Startups

 | November 19, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

One of the great things about the MassTLC unConference is the spontaneity of the ideas. In the morning I ran into an old colleague whose startup was looking at switching databases and struggling with the options. Hence, “Scalable Databases for Startups” seemed like a great topic, so I proposed it, and then was off and […]

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Join us at ad:tech this week

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

It certainly has been a tough week on the East Coast. In the Boston area, where I am located, we got grazed by Sandy – power outages, trees down, schools closed, and Halloween delayed. This though, pales in comparison to what our NY office had to endure. One of our co-founders for example is one of the […]

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My Talk Next Week at HighLoad++

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

Next week I’ll be visiting Moscow to talk at Highload++. The conference will take place during Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd at the Radisson hotel. I will be giving my personal version of an indexing talk that my colleagues have given in meetups and conferences in the US. Highload++ conference is targeted to address the […]

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Report on XLDB Tutorial on Data Structures and Algorithms

 | October 15, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Bradley and I (Michael) gave the tutorial on Data Structures and Algorithms for Big Databases at the 6th XLDB Conference last month. The tutorial was organized as follows: Module 0: Tutorial overview and introductions. We describe an observed (but not necessary) tradeoff in ingestion, querying, and freshness in traditional database. Module 1: I/O model and cache-oblivious analysis. Module 2: […]

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Percona Live New York Wrap-Up

 | October 3, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Tokutek sponsored the Percona Live MySQL / New York 2012 Conference which took place this past Monday and Tuesday.  I spent much of the time at our booth discussing TokuDB with conference attendees but also managed to attend the following presentations: Understanding Performance through Measurement, Benchmarking and Profiling by Rene Cannao of PalominoDB.  Rene presented 3 hours […]

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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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 | 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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