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Introduction to TokuMX - MongoDB at scale!

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Introduction to TokuMX, MongoDB at scale: A review of Tokutek's version of MongoDB using Fractal Tree indexes. A look at the differences: high performance for loads bigger than memory, compression and transactions and how it reduces the TCO for high volume MongoDB use cases. The presentation will include a short demo installing TokuMX and a review of compression, transactions and MVCC followed by Q&A about TokuMX and TokuDB

Gerry Narvaja: Dir Technical Services, Tokutek ( Inc. More than 25 years of experience in the IT industry, most of them around databases. Joined MySQL Inc from 2001 through 2007 and kept involved in the MySQL eco system through my job and a number of projects. Currently the Oursql podcast ( co-host along with Sheeri Cabral.

Related Twitter handles: @tokutek, @oursqlcast and @seattlegaucho

6:30 - 7:00 -- Doors open/general socializing & food provided by Percona
7:00 - 7:15 -- Intro/announcements
7:15 - 8:00(ish) -- Main presentation
8:00 - 8:30 -- Main presentation Q&A 8:30 - 9:00 -- General discussion/Q&A/networking/etc.
9:00ish -- post-event socializing... aka beers someplace nearby

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