When open source SQL database CrateDB first debuted, its professed mission was to deliver easy, fast analytics on reams of machine-generated data, while running in containerized, cloud-native environments.That mission hasn’t changed with the release of version 2.0, but it has been expanded by way of an enterprise edition with pro-level features. Rather than distribute the enterprise edition as a closed-source, binary blob, the maker of CrateDB is offering it as open source to help speed uptake and participation.SQL, not slow-QL
CrateDB is designed to ingest high-volume, machine-generated data, whether logs from a fleet of servers or sensor data from IoT devices, and make that data accessible through traditional SQL queries.

The data may be structured or unstructured; it can be a conventional table, or a freeform JSON document.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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