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Embracing MongoRocks

 | June 1, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

This blog post discusses Percona’s future plans for TokuMX, PerconaFT, and MongoRocks for MongoDB 3.2 and later releases. At Percona, we focus on providing the best solution for our customers, rather than falling into “big ego,” “not invented here” or “sunk cost fallacy” messages. We have limited engineering resources and want to concentrate on the things […]

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Find unused indexes on MongoDB and TokuMX

 | August 21, 2015 |  Posted In: MongoDB

Finding and removing unused indexes is a pretty common technique to improve overall performance of relational databases. Less indexes means faster insert and updates but also less disk space used. The usual way to do it is to log all queries’ execution plans and then get a list of those indexes that are not used. […]

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The language of compression

 | August 13, 2015 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MySQL, Percona Live

Storage. Everyone needs it. Whether your data is in MySQL, a NoSQL, or somewhere in the cloud, with ever-growing data volumes – along with the need for SSDs to cut latency and replication to provide insurance – an organization’s storage footprint is an important place to look for savings. That’s where compression comes in (squeeze!) […]

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Checkpoint strikes back

 | August 3, 2015 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL

In my recent benchmarks for MongoDB, we can see that the two engines WiredTiger and TokuMX struggle from periodical drops in throughput, which is clearly related to a checkpoint interval – and therefore I correspond it to a checkpoint activity. The funny thing is that I thought we solved checkpointing issues in InnoDB once and […]

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A Tokutek Take on MongoDB v3.0

 | February 4, 2015 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

On February 3rd MongoDB, Inc. formally announced MongoDB v3.0 (the product release formerly known as v2.8).  It includes a number of important enhancements, some of them of particular interest to users of the Tokutek distribution of MongoDB, TokuMX, or anyone thinking about using TokuMX. Most notably, MongoDB v3 includes a storage engine API that can be used to create […]

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The MongoDB Speed-up & Slim-down Big Data Challenge

 | January 22, 2015 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Receive 20 FREE hours of MongoDB® consulting services if TokuMX does not improve your MongoDB application performance by at least 2x and/or reduce the size of your MongoDB database by 50% or more.  Like A Finely Tuned Rally Car Like a finely tuned rally car, your big data applications need to run lean and mean. But if those applications […]

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Announcing TokuMXse v1.0.0-rc.0

 | January 19, 2015 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

UPDATE: Since the publication of this blog post, Tokutek subsequently published preliminary performance benchmark results for TokuMXse. In addition, we have recently released the fourth release candidate of TokuMXse for testing.  Also, since this post was written, MongoDB has decided to call the new release of MongoDB v3.0 (formerly known as v2.8). Learn more about the performance benchmark; […]

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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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Yes, Virginia, There is Going to be a TokuMX Storage Engine for MongoDB 2.8

 | December 16, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

UPDATE: Since the publication of this blog post, Tokutek subsequently published preliminary benchmark results for this new TokuMX sibling, now called TokuMXse. In addition, there have been a number of release candidates.  Finally, MongoDB ultimately decided to call the new release of MongoDB v3.0 (previously it had been called v2.8). Learn more about the first TokuMXse performance benchmark here; and […]

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Frohe Festtage Von Weinhem! (Or A Music-driven Holiday Light Display for MongoDB Hackers)

 | December 10, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Want to tweet out a personalized holiday video to your friends?  Heckenlights is a Christmas lights installation playing Christmas songs that lets viewers customize and share it. Heckenlights was created by software developer Mark Paluch (@mp911de) who thought it was time to introduce some American-style holiday bling to his hometown of Weinheim, Germany. A year ago, […]

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