Blazing Queries: Using an Open Source Columnar Database for High Performance Analytics and Reporting

Bob Newell (Infobright)
Products & Services
Location: E141
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Infobright is a high performance, self-tuning analytic database designed for both enterprises and software providers that delivers fast query performance against large volumes of data with minimal IT effort. It combines a columnar database with its Knowledge Grid architecture that eliminates the need for indexes, data partitioning or other DBA effort. Infobright has both an open source version (ICE – Infobright Community Edition) and a commercial edition (IEE – Infobright Enterprise Edition) of the technology.

This session will cover an overview of columnar database technology, the details of Infobright’s technology, how to migrate from traditional row-based products, and will also include case studies.

One case study will focus on a SaaS provider who is the leading mobile analytics company, who saw query response time reduced from many minutes to just seconds. The other case study is about a large energy company who experienced data compression of 98% and implemented a data mart in weeks.
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Bob Newell


Bob heads the Client Services team at Infobright. He has over 20 years of experience in data warehousing and database technology.

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