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Announcing TokuMX v1.5

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

Tokutek is pleased to announce today’s release of TokuMX v1.5. Also worth noting is that TokuMX is exactly 1 year old tomorrow. But enough about birthdays, and more about features! This release brings with it the ability to partition a collection in unsharded TokuMX deployments. Zardosht Kasheff, one of Tokutek’s engineers, did an excellent job […]

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TokuMX Compared to MongoDB Using a Specific Common Use Case

 | May 22, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Former AOL chief database architect, now independent database consultant, John Schulz guest blogs about his experience with basic MongoDB (from MongoDB, Inc.) and TokuMX™.  If you’d like to speak with John about your own big data challenges you can contact him via email at john_schulz at aol dot com. Before leaving AOL to start my […]

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May 29 Webinar: Get More Out of MongoDB with TokuMX

 | May 22, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

MongoDB includes several powerful features like high availability, read scaling, and horizontal scalability in an easy-to-use, schema-free database platform. But, what if you could retain those properties, improve performance, and ensure scalability without specialized tuning just by replacing the storage stack? Register Now! SPEAKER: Tim Callaghan, VP of Engineering DATE: Thursday, May 29th TIME: 1pm […]

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Thoughts on Small Datum – Part 3

 | May 9, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Background: If you did not read my first blog post about why I am sharing my thoughts on the benchmarks published by Mark Callaghan on Small Datum you may want to skim through it now for a little context: “Thoughts on Small Datum – Part 1” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Last time, in “Thoughts on Small Datum – […]

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Maybe You Should Try Taking a Walk in My Shoes

 | May 1, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

The title of this post should really be, “Maybe He Should Try Taking a Walk in Your Shoes.” The he I’m referring to is economist and author, Tim Harford. The you is the people who use NewSQL and NoSQL approaches to mine big data with database platforms like MySQL and MongoDB (or, preferably, our high-performance […]

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Thoughts on Small Datum – Part 2

 | April 29, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

If you did not read my first blog post about Mark Callaghan’s (@markcallaghan) benchmarks as documented in his blog, Small Datum, you may want to skim through it now for a little context. ——————- On March 11th, Mark, a former Google and now Facebook database guru, published an insertion rate benchmark comparing MySQL outfitted with […]

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Thoughts on Small Datum – Part 1

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

A little background… When I ventured into sales and marketing (I’m an engineer by education) I learned I would often have to interpret and simply summarize the business value that is sometimes hidden in benchmarks. Simply put, the people who approve the purchase of products like TokuDB® and TokuMX™ appreciate the executive summary. Therefore, I plan […]

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Tokutek and Percona Live 2014

 | March 5, 2014 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

I’ve been a little behind in recent blogging efforts, and realized that in less than a month we’ll be back at Percona Live: MySQL Conference and Expo 2014, aka PLMCE. Last year’s PLMCE was my first, as well as the event where Tokutek announced the open sourcing of TokuDB. It’s hard to believe that a […]

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