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LucidDB 0.9.3 Release

LucidDB is a new RDBMS purpose-built entirely for data warehousing and business intelligence. Its storage and query architecture supports high-performance OLAP against star schemas, and allows ETL operations to be expressed entirely as SQL statements. Find out more at http://www.luciddb.org! 0.9.3 debuts ports for Mac OS/X and 64-bit Windows; also included are a number of new features such as SQL/J deployment descriptors and various applib routines, plus enablement for HTTP-based bulk load from Pentaho Data Integration.

Posted by John V Sichi 2010-06-17

LucidDB 0.9.2 Release

LucidDB is a new RDBMS purpose-built entirely for data warehousing and business intelligence. Its storage and query architecture supports high-performance OLAP against star schemas, and allows ETL operations to be expressed entirely as SQL statements. Find out more at http://www.luciddb.org! 0.9.2 is a maintenance release containing bugfixes, HTTP client/server support, and catalog-based password authentication.... read more

Posted by John V Sichi 2009-10-24

ADO.NET managed provider for LucidDB

Alexander Mekhrishvili has built an ADO.NET managed provider for use from .net on Windows and Mono on Linux!

View the announcement here:

http://n2.nabble.com/ADO.NET-provider-for-LucidDB-tt3217149.html#a3217149

Posted by John V Sichi 2009-07-08

LucidDB 0.9.1 Release

LucidDB is a new RDBMS purpose-built entirely for data warehousing and business intelligence. Its storage and query architecture supports high-performance OLAP against star schemas, and allows ETL operations to be expressed entirely as SQL statements. Find out more at http://www.luciddb.org! 0.9.1 is a maintenance release containing bugfixes and performance improvements.

Posted by John V Sichi 2009-05-25

LucidDB 0.9.0 Released

LucidDB is a new RDBMS purpose-built entirely for data warehousing and business intelligence. Its storage and query architecture supports high-performance OLAP against star schemas, and allows ETL operations to be expressed entirely as SQL statements. Find out more at http://www.luciddb.org! Major new features in 0.9.0 include UNICODE support, ALTER TABLE ADD COLUMN, and UPDATE/MERGE optimizations.

Posted by John V Sichi 2009-04-23

New PDI (Kettle) Plugin: Bulk Load Step for LucidDB

To make it easier to quickly get data into LucidDB without writing any SQL, a new plugin for Pentaho Data Integration is now available:

http://pub.eigenbase.org/wiki/LucidDbPdiBulkLoad

Posted by John V Sichi 2008-12-14

LucidDB 0.8.0 Released

LucidDB is a new RDBMS purpose-built entirely for data warehousing and business intelligence. Its storage and query architecture supports high-performance OLAP against star schemas, and allows ETL operations to be expressed entirely as SQL statements. Find out more at http://www.luciddb.org!

Major new features in 0.8.0 include warehouse labels and hot/incremental backup.

Posted by John V Sichi 2008-11-12

New Automatic Aggregate Table Designer Add-on for LucidDB

To accelerate MDX query performance for deployments of LucidDB with Mondrian, a new add-on is available which integrates the Pentaho Aggregate Designer into LucidDB.

See http://pub.eigenbase.org/wiki/LucidDbAggregateDesigner for details.

Posted by John V Sichi 2008-10-20

LucidDB 0.7.4 Released

LucidDB is a new RDBMS purpose-built entirely for data warehousing and business intelligence. Its storage and query architecture supports high-performance OLAP against star schemas, and allows ETL operations to be expressed entirely as SQL statements. Find out more at http://www.luciddb.org!

This is primarily a maintenance release, but new features include support for constant reduction of uncorrelated subqueries by the optimizer, as well as a number of new UDX's.... read more

Posted by John V Sichi 2008-07-16

LucidDB 0.7.3 Released

LucidDB is a new RDBMS purpose-built entirely for data warehousing and business intelligence. Its storage and query architecture supports high-performance OLAP against star schemas, and allows ETL operations to be expressed entirely as SQL statements. Find out more at http://www.luciddb.org!

A major new feature in version 0.7.3 is support for intelligent prefetch for all access paths; together with improvements in data caching and asynchronous I/O, these provide improved performance when accessing large amounts of data on disk.

Posted by John V Sichi 2008-03-22

Call for LucidDB User References

We're looking for LucidDB users who are able to act as references for a report on open-source data warehousing. If you are using LucidDB and can share your experience, please let us know at the users mailing list.

http://www.luciddb.org

Posted by John V Sichi 2007-12-18

LucidDB 0.7.2 Released

LucidDB is a new RDBMS purpose-built entirely for data warehousing and business intelligence. Its storage and query architecture supports high-performance OLAP against star schemas, and allows ETL operations to be expressed entirely as SQL statements. Find out more at http://www.luciddb.org!

A major new feature in version 0.7.1 is support for the ESTIMATE option to ANALYZE, allowing table statistics to be gathered much faster without loss of accuracy.

Posted by John V Sichi 2007-11-24

LucidDB 0.7.1 released

LucidDB is a new RDBMS purpose-built entirely for data warehousing and business intelligence. Its storage and query architecture supports high-performance OLAP against star schemas, and allows ETL operations to be expressed entirely as SQL statements. Find out more at http://www.luciddb.org!

A major new feature in version 0.7.1 is support for nested loop joins, allowing arbitrary outer join conditions to be specified.... read more

Posted by John V Sichi 2007-08-19

LucidDB 0.7.0 released

LucidDB is a new RDBMS purpose-built entirely for data warehousing and business intelligence. Its storage and query architecture supports high-performance OLAP against star schemas, and allows ETL operations to be expressed entirely as SQL statements. Find out more at http://www.luciddb.org!

A major new feature in version 0.7 is read/write concurrency control with snapshot consistency:

http://docs.eigenbase.org/LucidDbConcurrencyControl... read more

Posted by John V Sichi 2007-06-09

LucidDB 0.6.0 released

LucidDB is a new RDBMS purpose-built entirely for data warehousing and business intelligence. Its storage and query architecture supports high-performance OLAP against star schemas, and allows ETL operations to be expressed entirely as SQL statements. Find out more at http://www.luciddb.org!

Posted by John V Sichi 2007-01-28