MariaDB Targets Big Data Analytics Market with ColumnStore


The relational database company’s upcoming MariaDB ColumnStore is a columnar storage engine for massively parallel distributed query execution and data loading, supporting use cases ranging from real-time to batch to algorithmic.

MariaDB on Tuesday moved to unite transactional and analytical processing in a single relational database with the announcement of the upcoming release of MariaDB ColumnStore. “We’re uniting transactional and big data analytics all together under one roof,” says Michael Howard, CEO of MariaDB. “It’s the same MariaDB interface, security, SQL richness simplifying management. You don’t need to buy specialized hardware. It’s one unified platform.”

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