EventQL v0.4.0 released

Published at 2017-01-10 18:00:00 UTC by Paul Asmuth

EventQL 0.4.0 is out and is ready for deployment. This release contains a lot of new features and fixes since 0.3, and is a recommended upgrade for all 0.3 users.

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Dividing Infinity - Distributed Partitioning Schemes

Published at 2016-08-15 16:00:00 UTC by Paul Asmuth

In the last post we saw that to execute interactive queries on a large data set we have to split the data up into smaller chunks and put each chunk on it's own server. This way we can utilize the combined processing power of all servers to answer the query rapidly. The problem we'll discuss today is how exactly we're going to split up a given dataset into partitions and distribute them among servers.

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Parallel I/O and Columnar Storage

Published at 2016-08-15 15:00:00 UTC by Paul Asmuth

Welcome to our new blog! Today's article is the first in a series of posts discussing the architecture and implementation of massively parallel databases such as Vertica [0], BigQuery [1] and EventQL [2] We begin with a high level overview of the system while follow up posts will discuss specific components in more detail. The target audience are software and systems engineers with an interest in databases and distributed systems.

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