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Cage Match: OldSQL, NoSQL and NewSQL

 | July 29, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

  When I interviewed at Tokutek, I met a team of distinguished academics and engineers who could calmly and thoughtfully wax eloquent about the finer points of B-tree and Fractal Tree™ indexing,  drive I/Os, and database engines. Soon after, I discovered that several of my colleagues have a second passion — they practice Mixed Martial […]

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This Weekend in Japan

 | July 25, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

We were happy to see a lot of folks from Japan on Twitter this weekend having a discussion about MySQL and Tokutek. While we always endeavor to explain ourselves as simply as possible, hearing what users and peers have to say and ask in their native language is very helpful. Here is a sampling of […]

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Effective MySQL, a New York City Meetup

 | April 26, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Kudos to Ronald Bradford for creating a new MySQL meetup group in New York city and giving MySQL related talks. The next one is tonight, titled “MySQL Idiosyncrasies That Bite”. Information on it can be found at We’ll have a contingent from our New York office there this evening. We went to the last […]

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Hip To Be Square

 | March 3, 2011 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

As Huey Lewis once noted, sometimes it’s “Hip To Be Square.” Apparently, occasionally, someone even pays attention to you when you are. Xconomy just featured “10 Boring Boston-Area Tech Companies That Are Actually Interesting” and we made the cut. As they note it is a “short list of the Boston area’s most boring-sounding tech companies […]

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