Lots of information is provided by the MonetDB official documentation: http://www.monetdb.org/
This page is intended to provide additional resources to facilitate/complete a first contact with MonetDB.
Several of the enclosed documents were written for a MonetDB workshop organized within the TELEIOS project
Compilation and installation
You may chose to work with either the installer/packages for your OS, or the sources. They can all be found here.
If you decide to install MonetDB from sources, the following documentation is available:
The sources are also available through a version control system, Mercurial. An introduction to Mercurial may be found here
Presentation and first contact
- Many features of MonetDB are described in the official doc.
- The following slides give an insight into which challenges are addressed by MonetDB, and how it differs from other DBMSs:
"Hello world" and more
MonetDB components: Merovingian, MonetDB, Mserver5 and Mclient
- Official description of the MonetDB daemon
- An introduction here
Memory management in MonetDB
These slides present MonetDB "in action" with a real-life scenario (analysis of radio telescope data):
MonetDB supports a vast range of client interfaces.
Examples of application using it as back-end are provided here.