Monthly Archives: December 2008

Putting Butts in the seats for my 2009 UC Sessions….

By now you have been looking at the UC’s upcoming schedule. On Tuesday @ 2pm Yves and I are currently scheduled to present our presentation on Waffle Grid entitled: “Distributed Innodb Caching with memcached “ . When we submitted this … Continue reading

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Waffle Grid: Improving Performance on Ec2

As I mentioned earlier their are some limitations with Ec2’s setup and configuration that make it difficult to get Waffle Grid to perform at a high level.  One of the items we are hoping that helps us overcome the Ec2 … Continue reading

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Waffle Grid: Non-blocking Memcached

So in playing with waffle using memcache non-blocking ( async ) sets I noticed a huge spike in get latency from previous runs on my local hardware, take a look: Memcached set: Block: 0:112195 : Thread : 1091426640 time:14 Memcached … Continue reading

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Waffle Grid: Waffling in the clouds

Cloud computing has been getting lots of buzz over the last few years, and it only seems fair that we talk a little bit about where a Waffle Grid can fit in the cloud. One of our key visions for … Continue reading

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WaffleGrid status and roadmap

Since I didn’t have a blog server available in the last few months, Matt offered me to use his BigDBAHead and I accepted.  I must admit, I am not a big blogger but with WaffleGrid, there is a need to … Continue reading

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Waffle Grid: A Meeting of the minds

Yves and I had the rare opportunity to share a gig this week, which means we have been spending a lot of time over meals discussing how to improve Waffle Grid.  Yves will be blogging about some of the things … Continue reading

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Waffle & SSD Coming to a MySQL User Conference Near You

For those interested In SSD or Wafflegrid I will be presenting on both topics at the 2009 MySQL User Conference!  I want to keep these fresh, so their will be more then just a rehash of my blog here, but … Continue reading

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Waffle Grid: Remote Buffer Cache -VS- SSD Grudge Match

As one of the co-founders of the Waffle Grid project, I beam with pride every time I get a stellar benchmark or every time I find a new use for the Waffle.  But as a professional I still have to … Continue reading

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Waffle Grid: 300% better then before

Maybe I should make the sub-tag line, make your MySQL database run up to 300% faster by using Waffle Grid…   Ahhh its all about marketing. Had an interesting holiday, snuck away several times to benchmark and test out the … Continue reading

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