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Extracting Log Data into Vertica With Regex Parsing

Formatted text such as system logs hold a huge amount of actionable data if you can extract and discover the content. If there is a pattern to the lines, then you can build a Vertica regex parser to extract fields and contents into Vertica for query and analysis at scale. Vertica’s regex parser uses Perl-like...

Converting Multicharacter Delimiters for Loading

Do you have issues loading data in Vertica from a single input file containing multicharacter delimiters like ^~^? If so, you can develop a parser to convert the delimiters from multiple characters into a single character and then load the data in parallel streams.