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It Actually is Easy Being Green

 | August 11, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Fractal Tree™ indexes are green. They have the potential to be greener still. Here’s why: Remarkably, data centers consume 1-3 percent of all the US electricity. A majority of this power is used to drive servers and storage systems. Significant energy savings remain on the table. Here’s why Fractal Tree indexing enables more energy-efficient storage: […]

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Cage Match: OldSQL, NoSQL and NewSQL

 | July 29, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

  When I interviewed at Tokutek, I met a team of distinguished academics and engineers who could calmly and thoughtfully wax eloquent about the finer points of B-tree and Fractal Tree™ indexing,  drive I/Os, and database engines. Soon after, I discovered that several of my colleagues have a second passion — they practice Mixed Martial […]

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This Weekend in Japan

 | July 25, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

We were happy to see a lot of folks from Japan on Twitter this weekend having a discussion about MySQL and Tokutek. While we always endeavor to explain ourselves as simply as possible, hearing what users and peers have to say and ask in their native language is very helpful. Here is a sampling of […]

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Dude, Where’s my Fractal Tree?

 | July 18, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Unless you are Ashton Kutcher (@aplusk), or one of his Hollywood buddies, you don’t need to read any further. Allow me to explain… Over the weekend, we launched our new website. This type of announcement used to be interesting in the high-tech world. I heard Kara Swisher of the WSJ’s All things D speak at […]

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Effective MySQL, a New York City Meetup

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

Kudos to Ronald Bradford for creating a new MySQL meetup group in New York city and giving MySQL related talks. The next one is tonight, titled “MySQL Idiosyncrasies That Bite”. Information on it can be found at We’ll have a contingent from our New York office there this evening. We went to the last […]

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Announcing TokuDB v4.1.1

 | August 19, 2010 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Tokutek is pleased to announce immediate availability of TokuDB for MySQL, version 4.1.1. It is ideally suited for delivering fast response times for complex / high-volume Web applications that must simultaneously store and query large volumes of rapidly arriving data: Social Networking Real-time clickstream analysis Logfile Analysis eCommerce Personalization High-speed Webcrawling TokuDB v4.1.1 replaces TokuDB […]

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