Newsletter Oct 2022 - 6.5.3 Release and Hacktoberfest

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Learn about our latest 6.5.3 release, Hacktoberfest 2022, a new case study with Invezo, and the latest news from our community.

New features since QuestDB 6.5.3#

We have released QuestDB 6.5.3! Below are highlights of the release:

  • Add new Prometheus metrics for monitoring PGWire and JVM.
  • Add column pre-touch to speed up filter queries for cloud storage.
  • Implement a widget to show all the keyboard shortcuts on the web console.

Special thanks to @stephenspol and @lookharm for their code contributions!

Hacktoberfest 2022#

It's Hacktoberfest season again!

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Hacktoberfest is a way for us to raise awareness about open source software and encourage more developers or technical writers to contribute to the space.

We welcome both code and non-code contributions , such as docs improvement, tutorials, or blog posts.

There are three QuestDB projects accepting contributions:

  1. QuestDB: QuestDB core database written in Java and C++.
  2. Documentation: QuestDB docs site built with Docusaurus.
  3. Web console: QuestDB web console written in Typescript and React.

Learn more about the event.

Case study: Invezo#

QuestDB Cloud is the backbone behind analytical capabilities at Invezo, which aims to become the gold standard for digital assets analytics.

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Read the case study.

DevStories: an interview with Kevin Kamto#

DevStories is our brand-new blog series. We interview developers in our community to understand how they build applications with QuestDB. For the first post of this series, we are thrilled to interview Kevin Kamto, Co-founder at AthleteX Markets.

Read the full story.

JavaZone Talk#

Our CTO, Vlad, talked about 'Building a High-Performance Database in Java' at JavaZone 2022. Watch the recording:

Community news#

We would like to give a warm welcome to our new community members. Happy to see you share your ideas and initiate discussions on Slack and GitHub!

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We're hiring!#

Our team is growing and we're on the lookout for new colleagues. Check out our open positions and apply today!

We hope you enjoy reading our latest issue so far. If you'd like to provide your input on our newsletter or product, please reach out to our team members on the QuestDB Community Slack.

Thank you!

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