Oct 11 – 13, 2014
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
US/Pacific timezone

Orient data vertically for faster analysis

Oct 12, 2014, 4:30 PM
Westside (Hyatt Regency Century Plaza)


Hyatt Regency Century Plaza

2025 Avenue of the Stars Los Angeles California 90067 USA
Public Workshop Sunday Workshop (Public)


Mr Adrian Beaudin (Nominum)


Column store databases are a newer entry to the big data realm. They handle structured data like DNS queries exceptionally well and work best with minimal data normalization. Queries execute significantly faster than RDBMS technology (~ 100 times faster). This talk will outline the technology at a high level and walk through examples of data loading, compression, and reporting using a freely available Column Store DB as well as Nominum’s experiences and findings analyzing large amounts of DNS data. No normalization, fast data loading, no indexing, fast queries and SQL... what's not to like?

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Mr Adrian Beaudin (Nominum)

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