[Monetdb-developers] monetdb/SQL development plan
Marcin.Zukowski at cwi.nl
Mon Feb 11 23:57:16 CET 2008
Thank you for your interest in MonetDB. Since I'm not involved with the
core MonetDB development, I forward this email to the monetdb-developers
list. I'm sure the guys over there will be able to help you.
All the best,
Michael Yang wrote:
> Hi Marcin,
> I saw that you're one of Peter's PhD students. I just got introduced
> to MonetDB as a possible column-store solution for some time series I
> work with. I'm in financial mathematics here at Princeton in the
> Operations Research department.
> I am a heavy user of MS SQL Server and I use aggregate ranking
> functions a lot - row_number(), rank(), etc. Could you give me a
> rough estimate as to when MonetDB might add support for these
> functions - LEAD(), LAG(), and X() over (partition by ... order by
> ...). I see that it's in the development plan, but will it take 1
> year? 1 month? many years?
> Also, in the meantime is there a way you know to emulate these
> aggregate functions using local variables in monetdb?
> Michael Yang
> Princeton University Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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