20 Jun

Greenplum 5.9.0: A Minor but Powerful Release

We have recently released Greenplum 5.9.0. The release has  a good number of exciting features, including:

This is very impressive for a minor release and an indicator of the magnitude of the Greenplum user value creation. This is possible thanks to Pivotal’s agile development methodologies and a close collaboration with the PostgreSQL community.

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07 May

Data Tells the Community’s Story – Greenplum Summit Highlights!

It has been a little over two weeks since the first Greenplum Summit wrapped and it is my humble privilege to share with you the highlights. Jacque Istok, Head of Pivotal Data, wrote an engaging and passionate post prior to the event commencing. Greenplum Summit is a conference within a conference via PostgresConf which happened in Jersey City in April 2018. Greenplum Summit is where decision makers, data scientists, analysts, DBAs, and developers met to discuss, share and shape the future of advanced open-source data technologies.
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19 Aug

Going Beyond Structured Data with Pivotal Greenplum

Processing Semi-Structured & Unstructured Data with Mature MPP
By Pravin Rao

Intro
When you think about data in a relational data management system, you think of a structured data model organized in rows and columns that fit neatly into a table. While relational databases excel at managing structured data, their rigidity often causes headaches for organizations with diverse forms of data. Businesses often engineer complex data integration processes leveraging ETL tools, Hadoop components, or custom scripts to transform semi-structured data before ingest into a structured database. Read More