Tag: Analytics

Getting Started with MariaDB SkySQL for Analytics

MariaDB recently announced SkySQL, the first DBaaS (database-as-a-service) to unlock the power of the MariaDB Platform. You’re likely familiar with the traditional row-based storage that RDBMS platforms offer, and while…

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SkySQL and Life After Amazon Redshift, Part 1

If you needed an on-premises data warehouse today, would you choose a version of Postgres released in 2005 (Postgres 8.0.2)? How about a version of MySQL released in 2005 (MySQL…

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Today’s user expectations: It’s all about data access

The past few years have seen a marked shift in users‘ expectations of the applications they interact with. And when I say users, I’m speaking pretty broadly. A user can…

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The place between transactions and analytics – and what it…

We’ve always classified database queries as transactional or analytical. If our application has transactional queries, we use an OLTP database. If it has analytical queries, we use an OLAP database…

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Built-In Statistical Functions with MariaDB Platform X3

Introduction Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Science (DS) require processing huge amounts of data in various and complex ways using a vast array of statistical methods and tools. Traditional application…

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Announcing MariaDB ColumnStore 1.2.1 Beta

We are happy to announce the beta release of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.2.1. Beta is an important time in our release and we encourage you to download this release today! Please…

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MariaDB ColumnStore 1.2.0 Alpha Release Now Available

We are happy to announce the alpha release of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.2.0. This is an early feature release that we encourage testing on but is not recommended for production deployments.…

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What Does It Take to Achieve Freedom from Oracle? 5…

Financial Network, Inc. (FNI) was looking to evolve its credit strategy and loan-origination services after more than 30 years in business – but the „astronomical“ fees they were paying to…

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Data Streaming with MariaDB

While Big Data is being used across the globe by companies to solve their analytical problems, sometimes it becomes a hassle to extract data from a bunch of data sources,…

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Hands-on: MariaDB ColumnStore Spark Connector

In February with the release of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.1.3, we introduced a new Apache Spark connector (Beta) that exports data from Spark into MariaDB ColumnStore. The Spark connector is available…

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