When would SQream DB be right for me?

When would SQream DB be right for me?

I’ve been a part of SQream DB for over three years, now entering the fourth year.
I started out in the core of the product – the SQL parser and compiler written in Haskell.

My experience with the product started out in pure amazement… more

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05/05/2017

Matching SM architectures (arch and gencode) for various NVIDIA cards

When should different ‘gencodes’ be used?

When you compile CUDA code, you should always compile only one ‘-arch‘ flag that matches your most used GPU cards. This will enable faster runtime,… more

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11/11/2016

SQream DB string cheat-sheet

SQream DB string cheat-sheet

There is some lack of handy documentation for SQream DB – a fast, GPU based analytics SQL database.
I decided to make a few cheat sheets to help out my fellow SQream DB DBAs.

Strings

SQream DB Cheat sheet - Strings
Download as PDF – SQream DB Cheat sheet – Strings (164KB)

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19/06/2016

How does the Nvidia GTX 1080 stack up against the Nvidia Tesla K40?

How does the Nvidia GTX 1080 stack up against the Nvidia Tesla K40?

At SQream Technologies, we use Nvidia graphics cards in order to perform a lot of the heavy database operations.
With SQream DB, we usually recommend using a Tesla K40 or K80 card. While a… more

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05/06/2016

X crashes after installing Nvidia driver on CentOS or RHEL

IT

Recently I’ve been having trouble with the Nvidia driver on CentOS 6.

Opening any kind of app that uses the GPU like Google Chrome, Firefox or even Nvidia’s own nvidia-settings causes X to crash and… more

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11/02/2016

Haskell programmers

Dropping so many $ while earning so few $

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27/10/2015

Overheard (6)

A: You must make an animal sacrifice before every attempt to install new cabal packages

B: We could light some incense at the very least

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10/06/2015

Overheard (5)

A: fold is the most difficult function

B: … why?

A: ARE YOU FUCKING WITH ME??

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19/05/2015

Where are the GPU based SQL databases?

Where are the GPU based SQL databases?

The following is a blog post I wrote for the SQream Technologies blog.

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05/05/2015

Backing up and restoring a Jetson TK1 – or how our first Jetson TK1 just died….

Unfortunately, our first Jetson TK1 board just died. Overnight, the board shut down at some point and in the morning it wouldn’t boot up. No SSH access, no ping and no output over HDMI.

While a lot… more

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16/04/2015