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TokuDB Hot Backup Now a MySQL Plugin

 | February 5, 2015 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

In the recently released TokuDB 7.5.5 the implementation of TokuDB hot-backup moved from a patch to the MySQL Server, to MySQL Plugin.  Why did we make this change? TokuDB hot backup makes a transactionally consistent copy of the TokuDB files while applications continue to read and write these files.  Christian Rober wrote a nice series […]

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Managing data using open source technologies? Learn what’s hot in 2015!

 | January 8, 2015 |  Posted In: MySQL, MySQL DBaaS, OpenStack, Percona Cloud Tools, Technical Webinars

Whether you’re looking at the overall MySQL ecosystem or the all-data management landscape, the choice of technologies has never been larger than it is in 2015. Having so many options is great but it also can be very hard to make a selection. I’m going to help narrow the list next week during a Webinar […]

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Oct 9 Webinar: Get More Out of MongoDB With TokuMX 2.0

 | October 3, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

MongoDB includes several powerful features like high availability, read scaling, and horizontal scalability in an easy-to-use, schema-free database platform. But, what if you could retain those properties, improve performance, and ensure scalability without specialized tuning just by replacing the storage stack? SPEAKER: Jon Tobin, Lead Sales Engineer at Tokutek DATE: Thursday, October 9th TIME: 1pm ET Register Now! […]

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May 29 Webinar: Get More Out of MongoDB with TokuMX

 | May 22, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

MongoDB includes several powerful features like high availability, read scaling, and horizontal scalability in an easy-to-use, schema-free database platform. But, what if you could retain those properties, improve performance, and ensure scalability without specialized tuning just by replacing the storage stack? Register Now! SPEAKER: Tim Callaghan, VP of Engineering DATE: Thursday, May 29th TIME: 1pm […]

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Thoughts on Small Datum – Part 3

 | May 9, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Background: If you did not read my first blog post about why I am sharing my thoughts on the benchmarks published by Mark Callaghan on Small Datum you may want to skim through it now for a little context: “Thoughts on Small Datum – Part 1” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Last time, in “Thoughts on Small Datum – […]

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Maybe You Should Try Taking a Walk in My Shoes

 | May 1, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

The title of this post should really be, “Maybe He Should Try Taking a Walk in Your Shoes.” The he I’m referring to is economist and author, Tim Harford. The you is the people who use NewSQL and NoSQL approaches to mine big data with database platforms like MySQL and MongoDB (or, preferably, our high-performance […]

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Thoughts on Small Datum – Part 1

 | April 18, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

A little background… When I ventured into sales and marketing (I’m an engineer by education) I learned I would often have to interpret and simply summarize the business value that is sometimes hidden in benchmarks. Simply put, the people who approve the purchase of products like TokuDB® and TokuMX™ appreciate the executive summary. Therefore, I plan […]

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Simplifying Database Management for Big Data

 | April 16, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

OpenStack Summit 2014 is a five-day conference for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack Cloud Software — a topic near and dear to many Tokutek customers. This year’s event is being held in Atlanta, May 12-16, 2014. Recently, I learned about an interesting Big Data DBMS survey being conducted during the lead up to the conference. […]

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Visit Tokutek at MongoDB Boston on October 25

 | October 16, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Tokutek is proud to be a sponsor of the MongoDB Boston 2013 event in Boston next Friday, October 25. The annual one-day conference is dedicated to MongoDB and is featuring all new advanced sessions this year. A few things to look forward to according to MongoDB’s website are: New and exciting features from the most recent […]

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TokuMX tip: Create any field name you want

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

A common MongoDB tip is to create short field names to save storage space. Because MongoDB does not compress its data on disk and stores field names in each document, using longer field names leads to bigger documents which leads to more storage space usage. The downside here is developers find short field names unintuitive […]

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