Monday I started at MariaDB working on ColumnStore. My interest in column store technology extends way back to the days as the MySQL evangelist at Kickfire, which was a compressing column store and "SQL CHIP" appliance. My initial tasks are documentation related, but I'll be helping with development, and of course testing it with Shard-Query, which is a great stress testing system.
Join me Wednesday, September 18 at 10 a.m. PDT for an hour-long webinar where I will introduce the basic concepts behind column store technology. The webinar’s title is: “Introduction to open source column stores.”
What will be discussed?
This webinar will talk about Infobright, LucidDB, MonetDB, Hadoop (Impala) and other column stores
- I will compare features between major column stores (both open and closed source).
- Some benchmarks will be used to demonstrate the basic performance characteristics of the open source column stores.
- There will be a question and answer session to ask me anything you like about column stores (you can also ask in the …
OpenSQLCamp was a huge success! I took videos of most of the sessions (we only had 3 video cameras, and 4 rooms, and 2 sessions were not recorded). Unfortunately, I was busy doing administrative stuff for opensqlcamp for the opening keynote and first 15 minutes of the session organizing, and when I got to the planning board, it was already full….so I was not able to give a session.
- Comparing Non-Relational Databases: MongoDB, Tokyo Tyrant, CouchDB by Igal Koshevoy of Pragmaticraft
OpenSQLCamp was a huge success! Not many folks have blogged about what they learned there….if you missed it, all is not lost. We did take videos of most of the sessions (we only had 3 video cameras, and 4 rooms, and 2 sessions were not recorded).
All the videos have been processed, and I am working on uploading
them to YouTube and filling in details for the video
descriptions. Not all the videos are up right now….right now all
the lightning talks are up.
All the lightning talks belowin one continuous
video (just over 54 minutes total)
The Graph Engine (Antony Curtis)