Tag - MongoDB

Presenting at tomorrow’s Effective MySQL Meetup (New York City)

At tomorrow’s Effective MySQL Meetup, I’ll be presenting “Fractal Tree Indexes : Theory and Practice (MySQL and MongoDB).” The meetup is at 6:30pm Tuesday, May 14, 2013, and will be held at Alley NYC in New York City.
I’ll give an overview on how Fractal Tree® indexes work, and then get into specific product features […]

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MongoDB Multi-Statement Transactions? Yes We Can!

Earlier, I talked about the transactional semantics we are introducing to MongoDB. As I hinted at the end of the post, we are actually doing more. We are introducing multi-statement transactions. That’s right, multiple queries, updates, deletes, and inserts will be able to run inside of a single transaction. We are working on the […]

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MongoDB Transactions? Yes

People claim that MongoDB is not transactional. It actually is, and that’s a good thing.
In MongoDB 2.2, individual operations are Atomic. By having per database locks control reads and writes to collections, write operations on collections are Consistent and Isolated. With journaling on, operations may be made Durable. Put these properties together, and you […]

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Wanted: Evaluators to Try MongoDB with Fractal Tree Indexing

We recently resumed our discussion around bringing Fractal Tree indexes to MongoDB.  This effort includes Tokutek’s interview with Jeff Kelly at Strata as well as my two recent tech blogs which describe the compression achieved on a generic MongoDB data set and performance improvements we measured using on our implementation of Sysbench for MongoDB.  […]

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Sysbench Benchmark for MongoDB

As we continue to test our Fractal Tree Indexing with MongoDB, I’ve been updating my benchmark infrastructure so I can compare performance, correctness, and resource utilization.  Sysbench has long been a standard for testing MySQL performance, so I created a version that is compatible with MongoDB.  You can grab my current version of Sysbench […]

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The Last Mile for Big Data – Strata Overview with Jeff Kelly of Wikibon (Part 2)

During the second half of our CUBE discussion with Wikibon analyst Jeff Kelly at this year’s Strata Conference in Santa Clara, we talked about the tipping point for Big Data. Strata veterans could see at a glance that this year’s conference was markedly different. No longer the exclusive domain of geeks and database […]

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MySQL and MongoDB – Strata Discussion with Jeff Kelly of Wikibon (Part 1)

We had the opportunity to do a CUBE interview with Wikibon analyst Jeff Kelly at last week’s Strata Conference in Santa Clara. In the first part of our conversation, we discuss how our success in integrating Tokutek’s Fractal Tree® technology into MySQL has led us to another popular database, MongoDB. We explain the […]

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MongoDB + Fractal Tree Indexes = High Compression

One doesn’t have to look far to see that there is strong interest in MongoDB compression. MongoDB has an open ticket from 2009 titled “Option to Store Data Compressed” with Fix Version/s planned but not scheduled. The ticket has a lot of comments, mostly from MongoDB users explaining their use-cases for the feature. For […]

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NoSQL is Great, But You Still Need Indexes

I’ve said it before, and, as is the nature of these things, I’ll almost certainly say it again: your database performance is only as good as your indexes.
That’s the grand thesis, so what does that mean? In any DB system — SQL, NoSQL, NewSQL, PostSQL, … — data gets ingested and organized. […]

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Move over Marcia: Top Ten for 2012

Well, it’s that time of the year again for top ten lists. There have been many versions showing up on the web the last few days, including Time Magazine’s “Top 10 Everything of 2012” list, with 55 wide ranging lists!
Last year we started using Google Analytics to see what content for blogs was most […]

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