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MySQL Paradise – Percona Live Lightning Talk

 | April 25, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Thanks to all of those who came to the lightning talks this evening. A special thanks to Erin Grace O’Malley O’Neill for the great performance. Thanks also to @NuoDB and @geobdz (whose photo is below) for tweets. Stay tuned for the video as well…. MySQL Paradise As I browse through the archive where I keep […]

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Open Source TokuDB Resources

 | April 24, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Since we announced that TokuDB is now open source, there has been a lot of positive feedback (thanks!) and also some questions about the details. I want to take this opportunity to give a quick high level guide to describe what our repositories on Github are. Here are the repositories: ft-index. This repository is the […]

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Getting Interesting

 | April 23, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

I enjoyed Stewart Smith’s MySQL storage engine blog last week. In it he noted “I cannot emphasize how much more interesting TokuDB would be if it were open source.” Well, with our open source announcement yesterday, hopefully we are getting interesting. 🙂 We wanted to thank everyone for the great feedback. Here is a sampling […]

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Announcing TokuDB v7: Open Source and More

 | April 22, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Every few months, I get the fun job of announcing what’s new in TokuDB®, but this time is special. With Version 7, TokuDB for MySQL and MariaDB is going open source. The free Community Edition is fully functional and fully performant. It has all the compression you’ve come to expect from TokuDB. It has hot […]

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Keynotes, BOFs, and the Community Networking Reception at Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo

 | April 15, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MySQL, Percona Live, Percona Software, Percona Toolkit, XtraDB Cluster

The Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo begins next Monday and runs April 22-25, 2013. Attendees will see great keynotes from leaders in the industry including representatives from Oracle, Amazon Web Services, HP, Continuent, and Percona. They can also participate in thought provoking Birds of a Feather sessions on Tuesday night and the Wednesday night […]

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April is the Coolest Month

 | April 9, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

If T.S. Eliot were a MySQL DBA, I think he would have been more upbeat about April. We are gearing up for an incredible second half of April. We will be presenting three separate sessions at the Percona Live: MySQL Conference and Expo 2013, April 22-25, in Santa Clara, CA. In addition, we will be […]

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Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2013: The talks I want to see

 | February 12, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Live

I’ve been woefully neglectful of my responsibilities to post regularly about Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2013 (PLCME 2013), but here’s some highlights of what I am planning to attend from the schedule.  Read to the very bottom for the chance to win a free full pass to the conference! When picking talks to attend, […]

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Join us for our first Percona MySQL University event in Raleigh, N.C. Jan 29

 | January 10, 2013 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL

At Percona we focus on education a lot, which we believe is critical for us to be successful with our mission of making businesses successful with their use of MySQL. The MySQL Performance Blog, our first effort in this space, by now contains over 1,000 technical articles. We have spoken on countless conferences and Meetups […]

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My Talks at MySQL Connect and Percona Live NYC

 | July 9, 2012 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Solving the Challenges of Big Databases with MySQL When you’re using MySQL for big data (more than ten times as large as main memory), these challenges often arise: loading data fast; maintaining indexes under insertions deletions, and updates; adding and removing columns online; adding indexes online; preventing slave lag; and compressing data effectively. This session […]

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