Tag Archives: MongoDB

Oct 9 Webinar: Get More Out of MongoDB With TokuMX 2.0

Posted On October 3, 2014 | By Amanda Jordan | 3 comments

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? SPEAKER: Jon Tobin, Lead Sales Engineer at Tokutek DATE: Thursday, October 9th TIME: 1pm ET Register Now! […]

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Announcing TokuMX v2.0

Posted On September 30, 2014 | By Tim Callaghan | 3 comments

Today we released TokuMX v2.0, the latest version of Tokutek’s high-performance MongoDB distribution. Highlights of this new release are as follows: Fast updates that can boost the speed of updates to unindexed fields by more than 10x. Ark elections making replication trustworthy and more ops-friendly. Smaller oplog entries made possible with a brand-new rollback algorithm. […]

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Fast Updates : Coming Soon in TokuMX v2.0

Posted On September 29, 2014 | By Tim Callaghan | 0 comments

Coming in TokuMX v2.0 is a feature we’re calling “Fast Updates”. Fast updates permit certain update operations to bypass the read-modify-write behavior that most databases require (including MongoDB and the current release of TokuMX). In this blog I’ll cover how Fast Updates work by describing a simple schema and workload, plus I’ll measure the performance […]

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TokuMX 2.0 preview and bug hunt

Posted On September 22, 2014 | By Tim Callaghan | 6 comments

TokuMX 2.0 is coming at the end of this month, and it’s going to be the most innovative release of TokuMX since our first release last June.  Version 2.0 represents the realization of many of our engineering aspirations from when we started the TokuMX project, and we’re all eager to get it in your hands. […]

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Explaining Ark Part 4: Fixing Majority Write Concern

Posted On August 7, 2014 | By Zardosht Kasheff | 0 comments

This is the fourth post in a series of posts that explains Ark, a consensus algorithm we’ve developed for TokuMX and MongoDB to fix known issues in elections and failover. The tech report we released describes the algorithm in full detail. These posts are a layman’s explanation. This post assumes the reader is familiar with […]

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New TokuMX Meetup Groups Formed

Posted On August 1, 2014 | By Dave Rosenlund | 0 comments

Tokutek is pleased to announce the formation of two new TokuMX Bay Area Meetup Groups, as well as each group’s inaugural meet up event. These groups are for anyone who’s interested in delivering high-performance big data applications built with the world’s most popular NoSQL solution, MongoDB. Join Tokutek team members, including key members of our […]

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Explaining Ark Part 3: Why Data May Be Lost on a Failover

Posted On July 30, 2014 | By Zardosht Kasheff | 0 comments

This is the third post in a series of posts that explains Ark, a consensus algorithm we’ve developed for TokuMX and MongoDB to fix known issues in elections and failover. The tech report we released last week describes the algorithm in full detail. These posts are a layman’s explanation. In the first post, I discussed […]

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Explaining Ark Part 2: How Elections and Failover Currently Work

Posted On July 25, 2014 | By Zardosht Kasheff | 0 comments

This is the second post in a series of posts that explains Ark, a consensus algorithm we’ve developed for TokuMX and MongoDB to fix known issues in elections and failover. The tech report we released last week describes the algorithm in full detail. These posts are a layman’s explanation. In the first post, I described […]

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Explaining Ark Part 1: The Basics

Posted On July 22, 2014 | By Zardosht Kasheff | 0 comments

Last week, we introduced Ark, a consensus algorithm similar to Raft and Paxos we’ve developed for TokuMX and MongoDB. The purpose of Ark is to fix known issues in elections and failover. While the tech report detailing Ark explains everything formally, over the next few blog posts, I will go over Ark in layman’s terms. […]

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Introducing Ark: A Consensus Algorithm For TokuMX and MongoDB

Posted On July 18, 2014 | By Zardosht Kasheff | 4 comments

Most of the time, our blog posts explain what’s great about the MongoDB improvements we’ve already shipped in TokuMX. Sometimes, though, it’s fun to talk about what’s coming soon, especially when user feedback would really help get the feature right. In my next series of blog posts, I get to geek out and talk about […]

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