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Webinar Tuesday, May 24: Understanding how your MongoDB schema affects scaling, and when to consider sharding for help

 | May 19, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Performance Schema

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Please join David Murphy on Tuesday, May 24 at 10 am PDT (UTC-7) as he presents “Understanding how your MongoDB schema affects scaling, and when to consider sharding for help.” David will discuss the pros and cons of a few MongoDB schema design patterns on a stand-alone machine, and then will look at how sharding […]

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Setup a MongoDB replica/sharding set in seconds

 | January 28, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL

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In the MySQL world, we’re used to playing in the MySQL Sandbox. It allows us to deploy a testing replication environment in seconds, without a great deal of effort or navigating multiple virtual machines. It is a tool that we couldn’t live without in Support. In this post I am going to walk through the different ways we […]

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Considering Sharding with MySQL? Join my April 22 webinar. Questions welcome!

 | April 21, 2015 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, MySQL Webinars

MySQL sharding is one of the most used and surely the most abused MySQL scaling technology. My April 2 Dzone article, “To Shard, or Not to Shard,” proved there is indeed quite an interest in this topic. As such, I’m hosting a live webinar tomorrow (April 22) that will shed light on questions about sharding with […]

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Impressions from MongoDB Day London 2014

 | November 10, 2014 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL

I visited MongoDB Day in London on November 6. Here are a few observations: App-Developer Centric. It is interesting to see how much MongoDB is about developers; the ops side is something which is a necessary evil developers have to deal with. The ops topics covered in principle that there are no topics about choices […]

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How to scale big data applications using MySQL sharding frameworks

 | September 23, 2014 |  Posted In: MySQL, MySQL Fabric, MySQL Webinars

This Wednesday I’ll be discussing two common types of big data: machine-generated data and user-generated content. These types of big data are amenable to sharding, a commonly used technique for spreading data over more than one database server. I’ll be discussing this in-depth during a live webinar at 10 a.m. Pacific time on Sept. 24. […]

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Managing shards of MySQL databases with MySQL Fabric

and  | July 11, 2014 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MySQL, MySQL Fabric

This is the fourth post in our MySQL Fabric series. In case you’re joining us now, we started with an introductory post, and then discussed High Availability (HA) using MySQL Fabric here (Part 1) and here (Part 2). Today we will talk about how MySQL Fabric can help you scale out MySQL databases with sharding. Introduction At the […]

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Why a Partitioned Collection Cannot Be Sharded

 | June 27, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

In TokuMX 1.5, we introduced partitioned collections for non-sharded clusters. That is, one can have a partitioned collection in a replica set, but one cannot shard a partitioned collection. In this post, I explain why. As I mentioned here, partitioned collections are useful for time-series data where we would like to keep a rolling period […]

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