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Are Your Columns too Wide?

This tip expands on the earlier post on encoding and compression at Checking and Improving Column Compression and Encoding When you have millions to billions of rows, data type becomes a bit more important: even an extra 10 bytes per row across a huge data set will impact storage or performance (or both!). When I...

Vertica Best Practices: Identifying Queries for DBD

The Vertica Database Designer is a tool that analyzes a logical schema definition, sample queries, and sample data, and creates a physical schema (projections) in the form of a SQL script that you deploy automatically or manually. The result is an optimized database with optimal query performance and data compression.