Two months ago I posted a performance comparison running Sysbench on MongoDB versus MongoDB with Fractal Tree Indexes v0.0.2. The benchmark showed a 133% improvement in throughput. Nice, but our engineering team had an effort on our road-map for lock refinement that we believed would really boost our performance, which is now available in v0.1.0. The benchmark application itself is unchanged and available on GitHub.
For anyone curious about Sysbench itself, the details are available from the prior blog. The only change for this run was hardware. Our Sun x4150 server recently began rebooting[Read more...]