Author Archives: Tim Callaghan

Announcing TokuMX v1.5

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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

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Percona Live 2014 Recap

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The MySQL community continues to amaze me, everyone is friendly and always willing to answer questions and help others. It’s always nice to meet people in-person that I’ve met virtually in the last 12 months. Percona Live 2014 MySQL Conference…

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Announcing TokuDB v7.1.5

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Yesterday we released TokuDB v7.1.5, which includes the following important features and fixes:

Upgraded MySQL and MariaDB to version 5.5.36.
Six months of performance improvements to our underlying Fractal Tree indexing.
Fixes for bugs, stalls, and behavioral issues reported by…

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Tokutek and Percona Live 2014

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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

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TokuMX vs. MongoDB : Sharding Balancer Performance

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I have always believed that TokuMX’s Fractal Tree indexes are an ideal fit for MongoDB’s sharding model, especially when it comes time for balancing… to occur. At a very high level, balancing is needed when one shard contains more chunks

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Announcing TokuMX v1.3

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Tokutek is pleased to announce today’s release of TokuMX v1.3.
The goal of this release was to bring full MongoDB v2.4 compatibility (with the noted exception of Text Search and Geospatial Indexes…). The initial release of TokuMX was based

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Announcing TokuDB v7.1

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Today we released TokuDB v7.1, which includes the following important features and fixes:

Added ability for users to view lock information via information_schema.tokudb_trx, information_schema.tokudb_locks, and information_schema.tokudb_lock_waits tables.
Changed the default compression to zlib and default basement node size to 64K.
Changed…

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TokuMX vs. MongoDB : In-Memory Sysbench...

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In talking to existing MongoDB users and TokuMX evaluators, I’ve often heard that the performance of MongoDB is very good as long as your working data set fits in RAM. The story continues that if your working data set grows…

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Announcing TokuMX v1.2: Hot Backup

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We’ve been hard at work on TokuMX since it’s initial release just over 2 months ago. Today we released TokuMX v1.2 which includes Hot Backup in the Enterprise Edition.
Hot Backup allows users to create a backup of a running…

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iiBench Benchmark: TokuMX vs. MongoDB

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Tokutek created the iiBench benchmark… back in 2008. The point of the benchmark is to measure the performance of indexed insertions over time. It uses an extremely simple schema, one table with a sequential insertion pattern for the primary key

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