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Wednesday, September 30 • 12:00 - 12:50
Introduction to Pivotal HAWQ[1]: A Deep Drive Into the Architecture of an Advanced SQL Engine - Caleb Welton, Pivotal

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The Pivotal HAWQ[1] project, planned for incubation into an Apache project, is designed to provide a highly performant ANSI SQL compliant query engine supporting a sophisticated resource management model, transactional DML and DDL operations, window functions, grouping sets, complex sub-queries, common table expressions, and strong extensibility capabilities for customized analytics and machine learning.

In this session we will present an overview of the product features, describe the key architectural components, and walk through the overall project structure.

[1] Project incubation and Apache project name pending approval by the Apache Foundation.


Caleb Welton

Director, Pivotal
Caleb Welton is Director for SQL on Hadoop at Pivotal covering the Pivotal HAWQ database. He has spent the last 18 years developing database technology for Oracle, Greenplum, EMC and Pivotal. In addition to his contributions in database technology he is one of the founding members of the open source MADlib project for in-database machine learning. Caleb is named inventor for 11 patents in database technology and has presented papers at SIGMOD... Read More →

Wednesday September 30, 2015 12:00 - 12:50

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