Category Archives: Foundation

testing the accuracy of query optimizers

 A while back I had a very interesting conversation with Jack an application developer for a larger software company in the area; so to speak a person on the other side of the database. He maintains that database application programmers … Continue reading

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getting the basics right

Recently, a guest speaker at our Engineering Colloquium — a weekly institution at Greenplum — presented an elaborate scheme to improve the performance of a general purpose query processor. In short, the approach consisted of a couple of interesting although … Continue reading

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