Bradley C. Kuszmaul
Chief Architect, Tokutek


Dr. Kuszmaul’s research focuses on developing computer systems and hardware that behave well both in practice and in theory. His entry won 5 out of 6 categories in Jim Gray’s 2007 sorting benchmark contest, sorting a terabyte in 197 seconds. He formerly architected Akamai’s distributed data collection system, was a Yale Professor of Computer Science and was a principal network architect for the Thinking Machines Connection Machine CM-5 Supercomputer. He was one of the developers of the MIT Cilk multithreaded programming system and wrote, in Cilk++, winning entries for 4 out of 12 of problems in the 2009 Intel Threading Challenge. Dr. Kuszmaul a founder and Chief Architect at Tokutek and is a Research Scientist in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MIT CSAIL).


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This talk explains how TokuDB Fractal Trees work and presents both theoretical and empirical evidence of its performance advantages. Read more.
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