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Oct 22 Webinar: What’s New in TokuDB 7.5

Posted On October 16, 2014 | By Amanda Jordan | 0 comments

TokuDB 7.5 includes exclusive Read Free Replication (RFR) technology, fundamentally changing the MySQL replication landscape. By harnessing the power of Fractal Tree indexes, replication slaves can run with zero read IO, creating a variety of opportunities and configurations not possible in other MySQL storage engines. SPEAKER: Tim Callaghan, VP of Engineering at…

Benchmarking Presentation at Percona Live London 2014

Posted On October 16, 2014 | By Tim Callaghan | 1 comments

In a few weeks I'm presenting "Performance Benchmarking: Tips, Tricks, and Lessons Learned" at Percona Live London 2014 (November 3-4). I continue to learn lessons and improve my benchmarking capabilities, so the content is a full upgrade from my presentation at Percona Live Santa Clara in April 2013. Anyone interested…

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…

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…

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,…

TokuDB Read Free Replication : Details and Use Cases

Posted On September 25, 2014 | By Tim Callaghan | 4 comments

The biggest innovation in TokuDB v7.5 is Read Free Replication (RFR). I blogged a few days ago posting a benchmark showing how much additional throughput can be achieved on a replication slave, while at the same time lowering the read IO operations to almost zero. The official documentation on the…

TokuDB v7.5 Read Free Replication : The Benchmark

Posted On September 23, 2014 | By Tim Callaghan | 0 comments

New to TokuDB® v7.5 is a feature we're calling "Read Free Replication" (RFR). RFR allows TokuDB replication slaves to process insert, update, and delete statements with almost no read IO. As a result, the slave can easily keep up with the master (no lag) as well as brings all the…

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…

Announcing TokuDB v7.5: Read Free Replication

Posted On September 18, 2014 | By Tim Callaghan | 1 comments

Today we released TokuDB® v7.5, the latest version of Tokutek's storage engine for MySQL and MariaDB. I'll be publishing two blogs next week to go into more details about our new "Read Free Replication", but here are high level descriptions of the most important new features. Read Free ReplicationTokuDB replication…

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…