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Tokutek Announces TokuMX Innovation Awards to Recognize Performance & Compression Achievements

Winners to Be Revealed at TokuMX Breakfast Roundtable at MongoDB World

LEXINGTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/29/14 -- Tokutek®, delivering database performance at scale, today announced the TokuMX™ Innovation Award program to recognize MongoDB users who are innovating with TokuMX, the high-performance distribution of MongoDB from Tokutek. Tokutek will introduce the winners at an invitation-only June 25 breakfast and will be exhibiting at booth #109 throughout MongoDB World.

TokuMX Innovation Award nominations are open to any individual representing an organization that runs TokuMX. There will be two TokuMX Innovation Awards, one each for the areas where large-scale MongoDB applications benefit the most, the innovative use of TokuMX to enhance performance or compression. The deadline to submit is 12:00 noon eastern time on Friday, June 13th.

The two TokuMX Innovation Award winners will be invited to participate in the TokuMX roundtable breakfast discussions on MongoDB performance and compression challenges. Other special guests include Mark Callaghan, software engineer, database infrastructure, Facebook, and Kenny Gorman, co-founder and chief architect, ObjectRocket.

Since its introduction just one year ago, TokuMX has helped MongoDB users with the most challenging big data applications dramatically improve performance and significantly reduce hardware costs with unmatched database compression and write optimization.

"A sure sign of an exploding market is a healthy ecosystem of innovative companies delivering compelling solutions that meet the needs of increasingly more advanced users," said, Kenny Gorman, Founder and Chief Architect at ObjectRocket. "Tokutek is a great example of that happening in the MongoDB ecosystem, and TokuMX is a great example of a solution that addresses the needs of an ever growing set of extremely interesting MongoDB use cases."

"Just as the MongoDB Innovation Awards will recognize innovative deployments using MongoDB, the TokuMX Innovation Awards will showcase users in the high-end of the market where the most challenging MongoDB applications are being deployed on TokuMX," said John Partridge, CEO at Tokutek. "We expect to add to the excitement around MongoDB World by recognizing these organizations and their applications."

Anyone may nominate a MongoDB / TokuMX user here: http://bit.ly/mgdbMXawd. Nomination suggestions also may be emailed to [email protected].

About Tokutek Inc.
Tokutek is a performance database company that delivers Big Data capabilities to leading open source data management platforms. Its breakthrough technology lets customers build a new class of applications that handle unprecedented amounts of incoming data and scale with the data processing needs of tomorrow. Tokutek applies patented Fractal Tree™ indexing to increase MySQL performance and MongoDB performance, decrease database size, and minimize downtime. The company is headquartered in Lexington, MA, and has offices in New York, NY. For more information, visit Tokutek.com or follow us on Twitter @Tokutek.

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