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TokuMX Compression & Performance Innovation Awards @ MongoDB World 2014

Today, at MongoDB World 2014 in New York City, we announced the winners of our inaugural TokuMX Compression & Performance Innovation Award. We selected two winners from amongst the nominees – Brightcove and Crowdtap. The announcement was made at the TokuMX Scale-up & Slim-down breakfast meet-up.
This morning’s meet-up featured special guests Mark Callaghan of […]

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MongoDB World TokuMX™ Innovation Awards: Call for Nominations

If you’re reading this you may be a TokuMX user, or  you’re thinking about using TokuMX. If the latter case applies, I bet you’re already using some form MongoDB today. Either way, you’ve probably heard about the MongoDB Innovation Awards announced in April by MongoDB, Inc.  More here if you this is the first […]

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MongoDB World “Scale Up & Slim Down with TokuMX” Breakfast Meet-up

Are you attending MongoDB World 2014?  If so, I’d like to invite you to race ahead of the morning joggers by attending a breakfast meet-up where you’ll be able to discuss your big data challenges with database gurus:

Mark Callaghan of Facebook (and the Small Datum blog)
Kenny Gorman of ObjectRocket by Rackspace
Charity Majors of Parse […]

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Thoughts on Small Datum – Part 3

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”
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Last time, in “Thoughts on Small Datum – Part […]

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Maybe You Should Try Taking a Walk in My Shoes

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 2

If you did not read my first blog post about Mark Callaghan’s (@markcallaghan) benchmarks as documented in his blog, Small Datum, you may want to skim through it now for a little context.
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On March 11th, Mark, a former Google and now Facebook database guru, published an insertion rate benchmark comparing MySQL outfitted with the […]

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