“How Fractal Trees Work” talk at MySQL 2010

Posted On April 28, 2010 | By Bradley C. Kuszmaul | 4 comments

Here’s the talk I presented at the MySQL User Conference. This talk is a fairly technical talk on how fractal trees work.

You can find this talk and other mostly technical material at http://www.tokutek.com/technology/.

4 thoughts

  1. Bradley,

    The OpenSQLCamp session on how fractal trees work is at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLFgJvVrzJ0.

    (If the talk you just gave is vastly different, feel free to delete this comment….otherwise it might help folks who learn more from videos than from slides).

  2. Thanks Sheeri.

    We plan on posting this soon as well. We did not want to post it with the slides, because while the talks cover a lot of the same material, they do not go together perfectly.

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