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Citus Data cstore_fdw (PostgreSQL Column Store) vs. MonetDB TPC-H Shootout

The database world recently welcomed a potential new member, Citus Data's cstore_fdw. cstore_ftw is an extension for PostgreSQL, an Open-Source relational data management system. cstore_ftw uses a decomposed ("column-based") storage model and features data compression and a zone map index.

Internal Changes in the Feb2013 Release


The Feb2013 release saw a number of significant changes to the internals of MonetDB.  In this piece I'll write about some of that.

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