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Scaling TokuDB Performance with Binlog Group Commit

Posted On December 17, 2014 | By Rich Prohaska | 2 comments

TokuDB offers high throughput for write intensive applications, and the throughput scales with the number of concurrent clients.  However, when the binary log is turned on, TokuDB 7.5.2 throughput suffers.  The throughput scaling problem is caused by a poor interaction between the binary log group commit algorithm in MySQL 5.6…

Yes, Virginia, There is Going to be a TokuMX Storage Engine for MongoDB 2.8

Posted On December 16, 2014 | By Dave Rosenlund | 1 comments

First things first… Congratulations to Keith, Michael, and the rest of the WiredTiger team.  We look forward to seeing you in the MongoDB market in 2015 . That said, while this news is certainly germane, it’s not the sole motivation behind today’s post. The reason for this post is to formally…

Frohe Festtage Von Weinhem! (Or A Music-driven Holiday Light Display for MongoDB Hackers)

Posted On December 10, 2014 | By Dave Rosenlund | 0 comments

Want to tweet out a personalized holiday video to your friends?  Heckenlights is a Christmas lights installation playing Christmas songs that lets viewers customize and share it. Heckenlights was created by software developer Mark Paluch (@mp911de) who thought it was time to introduce some American-style holiday bling to his hometown of…

Oct 22 Webinar: What’s New in TokuDB 7.5

Posted On October 16, 2014 | By Dave Rosenlund | 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 Dave Rosenlund | 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…