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David Thompson

Vice President, Engineering, MariaDB
David Thompson is VP Engineering for MariaDB.com. David has been working in and around databases for almost 20 years and is currently focused on the ColumnStore engine at MariaDB.

Announcing MariaDB ColumnStore 1.2.2 GA

We are happy to announce the GA release of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.2.2 supporting production deployments.  MariaDB ColumnStore is the analytical component for MariaDB Platform, also announced today. Some key features…

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MariaDB ColumnStore on Intel Optane SSD

In this blog I am going to evaluate the use of Intel Optane SSD drives to boost the performance of MariaDB ColumnStore both as storage and for the more novel…

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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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Write Optimizations for Qualcomm Centriq 2400 in MariaDB 10.3.5 Release…

MariaDB has been collaborating with Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies in pushing the performance envelop by leveraging innovative ARM-based hardware architecture with MariaDB’s unique database architecture.  As part of the Qualcomm Centriq™…

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What’s Great About MariaDB ColumnStore 1.1

I’m excited that our second major GA release of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.1 is now available for download. In this blog, I review some of the major features that make up…

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