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Big Data and MySQL – a Discussion with SiliconANGLE on theCUBE

 | March 13, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

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” analysts, to give a MySQL perspective. Below is my interview with Jeff Kelly and David Floyer. http://siliconangle.tv/video/cube-strata-conference-2012-lawrence-schwartz In the segment, you’ll […]

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

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

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 to have Tokutek described in front of the approximately 2,500 attendees during the keynote sessions. Overall, the diversity of topics […]

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Evidenzia Upgrades to TokuDB v5.2 to Address Storage Growth and Scale Performance

 | February 27, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Ensuring sufficient disk I/O to catch copyright violations at network speed. Evidenzia GmbH & Co. KG Issues addressed: Storage growth, including maxed-out disk I/O utilization Performance issues and business impact due to slow selects Inability to revise data schema on the fly The Company: Evidenzia GmbH & Co. KG is one of the leading partners of the software, […]

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Database Algorithms sin Pantalones

 | February 21, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

So there I was, gesticulating in front of the chalkboard, lecturing to 120 students. Topic: the beauty of advanced data structures. The door opens and the department chair walks up the aisle onto the stage and comes up to me. 242 eyes follow her progress through the room. She whispers to me that I must […]

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New England’s Victory (for Big Data)

 | February 6, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

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 well attended, with 350 registrants and keynotes from prominent MySQL users such as Mark Callaghan. The coverage was quite broad, […]

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linux.conf.au 2012 roundup

 | January 24, 2012 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers

I spent last week at linux.conf.au in Ballarat, Victoria (that’s the Victoria in Australia, not wherever else there may be one) which is only a pleasant two hour drive from my home town of Melbourne (Australia, not Florida). I sent an email internally to our experts detailing bits of the conference that may interest them […]

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From Under the Desk to the Cloud

 | September 26, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

  Review of the O’Reilly Strata Making Data Work Conference (reprinted from my guest blog for the Cloud Council of 7) Monica Rogati of LinkedIn told a story of the early days at the firm, when the reporting system consisted of a single server under someone’s desk. One day, someone needed an Ethernet cable and […]

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Percona BOFs at OSCON

 | July 18, 2009 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements

Talks are great. I however very much like discussion and opinion share atmosphere of the Birds of a Feather sessions so we host/co-host number of BOFs at the comming OSCON conference. Future of MySQL Forks, Branches and Patches I guess is the topic a lot of us are interested in. Monty was going to Show […]

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