Calpont: Open Source Columnar Storage Engine for Scalable MySQL DW

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Feeling the pressures of data warehousing? Costs growing non-linearly? Are data growth, ad-hoc queries and near real-time data availability requirements threatening to take your DW system past the event horizon? Let us show you how to create a scalable, open source, low cost data warehouse with MySQL & the Calpont storage engine.

Learn how to relieve the pressure with Calpont’s scale-out MPP data warehousing storage engine.

Key architecture features include:

  • Scalable Data Buffer Cache
  • Scalable Column Scan Operations
  • Scalable Hash Join Operations
  • Scalable Aggregation Operations
  • Scalable UDF
  • Simplified Administration
  • Near Real-Time Load Capabilities
  • Column Storage I/O Benefits
  • Automatic Meta-Data Capture for Additional I/O Benefits

Calpont’s open source solution with its easy installation and column oriented approach means simplified DBA tasks. Scaling up DB size, concurrent users and query speed is achieved via Calpont’s specialized MPP across commodity hardware. Calpont & MySQL – Fast, Flexible & Open DW solutions. We will provide details on how to learn more about Calpont and allow you to become involved in our open source project.

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Jim Tommaney


Jim has extensive experience in leading the development, management, and performance for enterprise data architectures, including clustered, large SMP, and distributed systems for the retail, web, and telecom industries. He is responsible for the architecture, vision, direction, and technical evangelization of InfiniDB. Jim holds a BBA from Texas A&M and a Masters in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas at Dallas.

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