QuestDB swag for our community members!

David G. Simmons

David G. Simmons

QuestDB Team

We've been upping our SWAG game a lot lately, and we want to share it with you, the valuable members of our community! We want to give you the chance to show off your projects, show off your love for QuestDB, and to just show off! Whether it's large or small projects, follow the steps in this post so we can send some swag your way!

Demo launch on HackerNews retrospective

David G Simmons

David G Simmons

QuestDB Team

If you listen to, well, pretty much anyone rational, they will tell you in no uncertain terms that the last thing you ever want to do is put your SQL Database on the public internet. Even if you're crazy enough to do that, you certainly should never post the address to it on a place like Hacker News. We did it anyway, and this post describes why we did it, what we learned and what people tried to do with it.

Aggregating billions of rows per second with SIMD

Tancrede Collard

Tancrede Collard

QuestDB Team

SIMD instructions are specific CPU instruction sets for arithmetic calculations that use synthetic parallelization. This approach allows us to perform the same calculations and operations on numerous data points simultaneously. This post describes how SIMD works with typical operation performance and describes additional optimizations we managed to achieve.

Speeding up InfluxDB line protocol

Tancrede Collard

Tancrede Collard

QuestDB Team

InfluxDB is the current market leader in time series. This post examines their ingestion format called InfluxDB line protocol (ILP) and compares data ingestion performance between QuestDB and InfluxDB. We'll look at data loss over UDP and some of the reasons why QuestDB is more efficient at ingesting records in ILP.