Processing web logs in monetdb

Brian Hood brianh6854 at
Tue May 27 23:42:52 CEST 2014

Hi Christopher,

I do believe MonetDB and masses of log data would be great with MonetDB
however unless you have some requirements that don't fit Logstash or
Graylog / Elastic search then don't try and reinvent the wheel.


On May 27, 2014 9:53 PM, "Christopher Nelson" <nadiasvertex at>

> Hello,
> I've been looking at monetdb for a while, and I've been very impressed
> with the project.
> I would like to use monetdb to analyze web log data from a very active
> site. I have no doubt that it can handle the quantity of data, but I'm not
> sure how to perform some of the queries that I have used in other systems.
> For example, I would like in particular to be able to perform click-stream
> analysis of the data. On other systems I've used proprietary extensions
> which allowed me to create a window by pattern matching a certain column.
> Do you have any suggestions about where I should look to perform similar
> kinds of queries?
> Thanks!
> -={C}=-
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