Author Archives: Matthew Yonkovit

Speaking @ Percona Live in London Next Week!

A quick note, I am speaking at Percona live in London next week… its should be a rip roaring time. I have two topics I am speaking on. The first is on building a MySQL Data Access Layer with Ruby … Continue reading

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Innodb Compression: When More is Less

So Vadim posted on the MySQL Performance Blog about poor benchmarks when running innodb compressed pages.  I ran some tests a few weeks ago and did not see the same results as him and checked into my previous tests and … Continue reading

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MySQL Bootcamp at Collaborate 2011 pt 2

Hi All, I am going through some of the sessions for IOUG’s Collaborate 2011 Conference and trying to fill in slots for the bootcamp, and while we have some great sessions we could use a few more sessions. Specifically I … Continue reading

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Helping to Organize a MySQL Bootcamp @ IOUG’s COLLABORATE 11

I am helping IOUG Organize a MySQL bootcamp at their Collaborate conference in Orlando. This is actually a great opportunity to reach out to a lot of Oracle talent looking for more information and training on MySQL. An IOUG Bootcamp … Continue reading

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Speaking in Chicago on Tuesday September 28th

I wanted to drop a quick note and let everyone know I am going to be speaking at an IOUG event on 9/28/2010 in Downtown Chicago. I will be targeting DBA’s, Developers, and users who want to know more about … Continue reading

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Great to see everyone at the UC

It was awesome to see everyone at the 2010 mysql UC. Sorry if I did not get a chance to chat with everyone, time just flew by! I had great turn out for my two sessions and had a lot … Continue reading

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Quick Cassandra Notes Part 1

Trying to use the Ruby bindings to do benchmarking, so far things are going rather slow compared to other benchmarks in Python. This could be the size of the data I am testing with as well. Still looking into things … Continue reading

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More Debate, More Flame, More Choosing the correct tool for the job

You have to love all the debating going on over NOSQL -vs- SQL don’t you? With my UC session on choosing the right data storage tools ( does this sound better then SQL-vs-NoSQL?) I have been trying to stay current … Continue reading

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New Benchmark I am working on that tests MYSQL -vs- NOSQL

I am giving a talk in a couple of weeks at the 2010 MySQL User Conference that will touch on use cases for NOSQL tools -vs- More relational tools, the talk is entitled “Choosing the Right Tools for the Job, … Continue reading

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A few key Tokyo Cabinet Notes

I wanted to publish a few interesting gotcha’s , facts, and settings people who use or want to use Tokyo Cabinet/Tyrant should know. A quick overview, Tokyo Tyrant is the network daemon that sits ontop of Tokyo Cabinet. This means … Continue reading

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