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Opening Week for TokuDB

 | April 26, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Since we had the pleasure to announce that TokuDB is open source on Monday, it’s been a thrilling ride. With several members of the team out west all week, back on the east coast we’ve been seeing quite a lot of questions, suggestions, and exciting results. Here are some of the highlights of our first […]

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Thanks to Community for Selecting Tokutek for Prestigious MySQL Award

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

We wanted to thank everyone for naming Tokutek the Corporate Contributor of the Year 2013 for ongoing contribution to the MySQL community. The MySQL Community Awards are given annually to the people and companies that support the MySQL ecosystem. The MySQL Community Award for Corporate Contributor of the Year recognizes a company or other organization […]

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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. We’ve got the audio posted here and the lyrics below. 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 […]

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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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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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MongoDB + Fractal Tree Indexes = High Compression

 | February 27, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

One doesn’t have to look far to see that there is strong interest in MongoDB compression. MongoDB has an open ticket from 2009 titled “Option to Store Data Compressed” with Fix Version/s planned but not scheduled. The ticket has a lot of comments, mostly from MongoDB users explaining their use-cases for the feature. For example, […]

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NoSQL is Great, But You Still Need Indexes

 | February 20, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

I’ve said it before, and, as is the nature of these things, I’ll almost certainly say it again: your database performance is only as good as your indexes. That’s the grand thesis, so what does that mean? In any DB system — SQL, NoSQL, NewSQL, PostSQL, … — data gets ingested and organized. And the […]

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