Tag - Storage Engine

Presenting at tomorrow’s NoVA MySQL Meetup (DC Area)

At tomorrow’s NoVA MySQL October Meetup, I will give a talk: “Fractal Tree Indexes – Theoretical Overview and Customer Use Cases.” The meetup is 7 pm Tuesday, October 23, 2012, and will be held at AOL Campus HQ in Dulles VA.
Most databases employ B-trees to achieve a good tradeoff between the ability to update […]

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My Talk Next Week at HighLoad++

Next week I’ll be visiting Moscow to talk at Highload++. The conference will take place during Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd at the Radisson hotel. I will be giving my personal version of an indexing talk that my colleagues have given in meetups and conferences in the US.

Highload++ conference is targeted to address the […]

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Report on XLDB Tutorial on Data Structures and Algorithms

Bradley and I (Michael) gave the tutorial on Data Structures and Algorithms for Big Databases at the 6th XLDB Conference last month.

The tutorial was organized as follows:

Module 0: Tutorial overview and introductions. We describe an observed (but not necessary) tradeoff in ingestion, querying, and freshness in traditional database.
Module 1: I/O model and cache-oblivious analysis.
Module 2: Write-optimized data structures. […]

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