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Getting the basics right with Kinetica

By Hari Subhash | September 9, 2022

Kinetica is one of the fastest databases in the world. Its vectorized compute engine can perform complex analytical tasks at scale in real-time. But speed and performance are useless if we don’t get the basics of a distributed system right. Distributed databases are great, but they have their drawbacks A database system is ‘distributed’ if…

Connect to 100s of data sources with just a few clicks or lines of code

By Hari Subhash | September 9, 2022

A modern business relies on a variety of repositories for data. These include databases like Postgres, object stores like AWS S3, event stores like Apache Kafka, file storage solutions like Google Drive and applications like Salesforce and HubSpot. All of these databases and applications serve specific business needs. For instance, an online retail business might…

Finding the optimal charging station stop with Kinetica

By Hari Subhash | June 29, 2022

You are in an electric car that is almost out of charge. There are several charging stations that you can stop at. Which one should you pick en route to your destination? In this demo, we use Kinetica’s graph API to create a 1.2 million node graph representation of the road network in and around…

Optimizing Longer Routes for Electric Vehicles needing Charging Stations

By Kaan Karamete | June 14, 2022

Electric vehicles (EVs) have increased ten-fold over the last two years. And it is estimated that the market share of EVs will increase to more than 50 percent of the passenger car market in the US by 2030. But one of the big questions for buyers considering EVs is the accessibility and availability of recharging…

Demo: Protect your data with column and row level security

By Hari Subhash | May 13, 2022

Imagine you just joined the human resources team at a large company. You quickly discover a security nightmare – the whole team has access to the internal employee database and the sensitive information it holds. The Social Security Numbers (SSN), salaries, phone numbers etc. of each employee in the company can be accessed by every…

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