Author Archives: Bradley C. Kuszmaul

Three Ways that Fractal Tree Indexes Improve SSD...

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Since Fractal Tree indexes turn random writes into sequential writes, it’s easy to see why they offer a big advantage for maintaining indexes on rotating disks. It turns out that that Fractal Tree indexing also offers signficant advantages on SSD.…

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XLDB Tutorial on Data Structures and Algorithms

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Next week Michael and I (Bradley) will be travelling to Silicon Valley to present a tutorial on Data Structures and Algorithms for Big Databases at the 6th XLDB Conference….
The tutorial, which is 4 hours on Monday afternoon, aims

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FROSCON and VLDB

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Next week I (Bradley) will be traveling to FROSCON near Bonn, Germany, and then on to VLDB… in Istanbul.
At FROSCON I’ll be talking about fast data structures for maintaining indexes. The talk will share some content with my upcoming

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My Talks at MySQL Connect and Percona Live NYC

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Solving the Challenges of Big Databases with MySQL
When you’re using MySQL for big data (more than ten times as large as main memory), these challenges often arise: loading data fast; maintaining indexes under insertions deletions, and updates; adding and…

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Challenges of Big Databases with MySQL –...

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Many database management tasks become difficult as you move from millions of rows and gigabytes of data to billions of rows and terabytes of data. Such tasks include ingesting data while maintaining indexes; changing schemas without downtime; and

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My Talk on Tuesday at IOUG COLLABORATE 12

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Challenges of Big Databases with MySQL
Many database management tasks become difficult as you move from millions of rows and gigabytes of data to billions of rows and terabytes of data. Such tasks include ingesting data while maintaining

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Call for nominations to the MySQL Council

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The MySQL council is looking for candidates for 2012.  Based on community feedback, this will be an open nomination process (and you can nominate yourself).
The MySQL council advocates for the MySQL community, and needs community leaders to help address…

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“How Fractal Trees Work” at MIT today

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I’ll be talking about How Fractal Trees Work  today at MIT in the Computational Research In Boston and Beyond (CRIBB) seminar (http://www-math.mit.edu/crib/2011/nov4.html…). The talk is at 12:30 in the Stata Center room 32-141.  Pizza available before.
This talk will be

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Challenges of Big Databases with MySQL –...

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Many database management tasks become difficult as you move from millions of rows and gigabytes of data to billions of rows and terabytes of data. Such tasks include ingesting data while maintaining indexes; changing schemas without downtime; and supporting connections,…

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My Talk on Sunday at Oracle Open World

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Challenges of Big Databases with MySQL
Many database management tasks become difficult as you move from millions of rows and gigabytes of data to billions of rows and terabytes of data. Such tasks include ingesting data while maintaining

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