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PGConf Brasil 2018: Sao Paulo

Yes Pivotal is a Platinum Sponsor and will be presenting at the PGConf Brasil event this year!  We have a strong Greenplum community in Brazil with large users in the financial, telecomunications and government sectors.     PGConf Brasil 2018 – English Version

Greenplum Pre-Conference Training @ PostgresConf

April 17 – 20, 2018 Westin Jersey City Newport Jersey City, NJ Join us for Greenplum Summit at PostgresConf where decision makers, data scientists, analysts, DBAs, and developers will meet to discuss, share, and shape the future of advanced data technologies. Pre-conference training April 17 Pivotal is offering accelerated, hands-on training workshops prior to Greenplum…
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Greenplum Summit

April 17 – 20, 2018 Westin Jersey City Newport Jersey City, NJ We’re excited to let you know about Greenplum Summit, an event dedicated to Greenplum Database, that is part of PostgresConf US 2018. It’s all happening April 17-20 in Jersey City, and we want you to be part of it! We have tons of…
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Data Tells the Story at Greenplum Summit

As the time draws near to the first annual Greenplum Summit, a conference within a conference at PostgresConf which is taking place in Jersey City in April of this year – I have begun to reflect on all of the things that make an event like this successful.  It includes the venue and the ambiance of the…
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Greenplum Filespaces and Tablespaces

Greenplum is a fast, flexible, software-only analytics data processing engine that has the tools and features needed to make extensive use of any number of hardware or virtual environments that can be used for cluster deployment. One of those features discussed here is the use of file spaces to match data load and query activity…
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Greenplum 6, Devevelopment Updates, Jan 2018

Greenplum v5 launched in September 2017 and the Greenplum developers have been hard at work since then on the next major version, V6, Code Name Mars, which is slated to release September 2018. In this post I will provide some high level updates on new developments on the V6 code line. PostgreSQL 8.4 merge has…
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Optimizing Greenplum Performance

Greenplum Database is a MPP relational database based on the Postgres Core engine.  It is used for data warehousing and analytics by thousands of users around the world for business critical reporting, analysis, and data science. Optimizing performance of your Greenplum system can ensure your users are happy and getting the fastest responses to all…
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Self-Healing Greenplum – The Doctor Is Always In

Analytics On IaaS Must Think Differently Than It’s On Premise Implementations We have always maintained that having a data platform that is portable is not only one of the key differentiators of Greenplum, but should be a core functional requirement on anyone’s roadmap for how to best architect for their needs.  But doing so should never…
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Introducing Pivotal Greenplum-Spark Connector, Integrating with Apache Spark

Introducing Pivotal Greenplum-Spark Connector, Integrating with Apache Spark We are excited to announce general availability of the new, native Greenplum-Spark Connector. Pivotal Greenplum-Spark Connector combines the best of both worlds – Greenplum, massively parallel processing (MPP) analytical data platform and Apache Spark, in-memory processing with the flexibility to scale elastic workloads. The connector supports Greenplum…
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Introducing gpbackup & gprestore

Earlier this year the Greenplum team embarked down the path to create the next generation backup and restore tooling for the Greenplum Database.   After conducting dozens of customer interviews and reviewing a long list of enhancement requests, two overarching themes emerged:   Performance User Experience