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Hot Indexing Part I: New Feature

 | April 5, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

From 31 minutes to 2 seconds Hot Indexing Overview TokuDB v5.0 introduces several features that are new to the MySQL world. Recently, we posted on HCAD: Hot Column addition and Deletion. In this post, we talk about Hot Indexing. What happens when you try to add a new index, as follows?

In standard MySQL […]

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Tokutek’s Chief Scientist Discusses TokuDB v5.0

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

Running with Big Data It’s spring here in Boston, though one could hardly tell (still barely hitting 40°F). So, for those stuck indoors working out on the treadmill, or those lucky enough to do a workout outdoors, we’ve got a great podcast. Our Chief Scientist and co-founder Martín Farach-Colton had the privilege of sitting down […]

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Announcing TokuDB v5.0: Making Big Data Agile

 | March 23, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

The Big Data Opportunity “What if you could analyze every transaction, capture insights from every customer interaction, and didn’t have to wait for months to get data from the field?”- McKinsey Column, Financial Times Despite this tremendous opportunity, MySQL implementations are usually kept relatively small, often on the order of 500 GB or less.  Anything […]

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Understanding Indexing – MySQL Meetup

 | March 16, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Yesterday, at the Boston MySQL Meetup, I gave a talk on indexing. It is posted here (also goo.gl/S2LBe). In short, indexes are used to improve query performance. As a result, good indexes are designed around queries that users find important in their application. The presentation covers three simple and effective rules on how to construct […]

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Where does HandlerSocket really save you time?

 | March 16, 2011 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL

HandlerSocket has really generated a lot of interest because of the dual promises of ease-of-use and blazing-fast performance. The performance comes from eliminating CPU consumption. Akira Higuchi’s HandlerSocket presentation from a couple of months back had some really good profile results for libmysql versus libhsclient (starting at slide 15). Somebody in the audience at Percona […]

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Upcoming Webinar on HandlerSocket

 | March 14, 2011 |  Posted In: Cloud and NoSQL, Events and Announcements, MySQL

On March 29th, I’ll be giving a webinar whose title is “Understanding HandlerSocket – A NoSQL PlugIn For MySQL”. This is a continuation and extension of the talk I gave during the Percona Live Event in San Francisco back in February. We’ll ask, and answer, the following questions: What is HandlerSocket? Where does HandlerSocket fit […]

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