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MongoDB revs you up: What storage engine is right for you? (Part 4)

and  | January 27, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

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Differentiating Between MongoDB Storage Engines: PerconaFT In this series of posts, we discussed what a storage engine is, and how you can determine the characteristics of one versus the other: “A database storage engine is the underlying software that a DBMS uses to create, read, update and delete data from a database. The storage engine should […]

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First TokuMXse performance numbers

 | January 12, 2015 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

UPDATE: Since the publication of this blog post, the first release candidate of TokuMXse was made available for testing. Learn more about v1.0.0.RC.0. In addition, MongoDB has decided to call the release formerly known as v2.8, v3.0. We’ve been working on TokuMXse for quite some time now. TokuMXse is the MongoDB 2.8 storage engine version of TokuMX that […]

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Testing TokuDB’s Group Commit Algorithm Improvement

 | December 23, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

The MySQL 5.6 Release has introduced some changes to how two phase commit works and is managed.  In particular, the commit phase of transactions to the binary log is now serialized and this behavior is something we identified fairly immediately.  We implement a group commit algorithm that needed to be altered so that TokuDB’s group […]

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Announcing TokuDB v7.5: Read Free Replication

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

Today we released TokuDB® v7.5, the latest version of Tokutek’s storage engine for MySQL and MariaDB. I’ll be publishing two blogs next week to go into more details about our new “Read Free Replication”, but here are high level descriptions of the most important new features. Read Free Replication TokuDB replication slaves can now be […]

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An Updated Description of Clustering Keys for TokuDB

 | August 6, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Covering indexes can result in orders of magnitude performance improvements for queries. Bradley’s presentation on covering indexes describes what a covering index is, how it can effect performance, and why it works. However, the definition of a covering index can get cumbersome since MySQL limits the number of columns in a key to 16 (32 on […]

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How to improve InnoDB performance by 55% for write-bound loads

 | May 23, 2014 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Hardware and Storage, Insight for DBAs, MySQL, Percona Live

During April’s Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo 2014, I attended a talk on MySQL 5.7 performance an scalability given by Dimitri Kravtchuk, the Oracle MySQL benchmark specialist. He mentioned at some point that the InnoDB double write buffer was a real performance killer. For the ones that don’t know what the innodb double write […]

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The Genius of MongoDB

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

Getting ready for tomorrow’s MongoDB Boston conference (come say hi if you see us!), I’m spending some time thinking about a post last week by Bryce Nyeggen: The Genius and Folly of MongoDB. It hits home in a lot of ways for me and the whole TokuMX team, because it mimics exactly the impetus we […]

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