Altinity.Cloud Anywhere: An Open Cloud for ClickHouse

Altinity.Cloud Anywhere: An Open Cloud for ClickHouse

Altinity.Cloud Anywhere introduces a new concept of an “open cloud” that allows you to plug other clouds or on-prem deployments into Altinity management plane. The only requirement is Kubernetes.

Open Source Software at Altinity

Open Source Software at Altinity

Since its inception, Altinity has contributed to and maintained many open source projects that are accelerating ClickHouse development and adoption. Read our open source story!

Announcing Updates to 21.1 and 21.8 Altinity Stable Builds

Announcing Updates to 21.1 and 21.8 Altinity Stable Builds

Read the latest updates to 21.1 and 21.8 Altinity Stable Builds for ClickHouse — built in a secure environment and signed and maintained for three years. You’ll find a security update to the 21.1.10.3 release and changes to Community Build 21.8.15.7-lts and the previous Altinity Stable 21.8.13.1.

Too Wide or Not Too Wide — That is the ClickHouse Question

Too Wide or Not Too Wide — That is the ClickHouse Question

When it comes to ClickHouse, how many columns are too many? 100 columns? 5,000 columns? In our latest experiment, we put 10,000 columns to test using some configuration tweaks and enough memory. Click to find out what happened!

Loading 100B Rows in Minutes in Altinity.Cloud

Loading 100B Rows in Minutes in Altinity.Cloud

A few weeks ago the SingleStore team published interesting research in their blog. They demonstrated how to load 100 billion rows in a database in 10 minutes. While it did not seem outstanding for ClickHouse, we were intrigued to learn how much faster we can accomplish the same task, so we conducted some experiments in Altinity.Cloud.

ClickHouse Black Magic: Skipping Indices

ClickHouse Black Magic: Skipping Indices

ClickHouse indices are different from traditional relational database management systems. Instead, ClickHouse uses secondary ‘skipping’ indices. Those are often confusing and hard to tune even for experienced ClickHouse users.

In this article we will dive into skipping indices and learn some of ClickHouse black magic.

Connecting ClickHouse to External Data Sources using the JDBC Bridge

Connecting ClickHouse to External Data Sources using the JDBC Bridge

ClickHouse is never used as a standalone – it integrates with other data sources and exposes query results to applications. Upstream data for OLAP is sometimes in relational databases like MSQL SQL Server. The JDBC and ODBC bridges provide a flexible way to connect and fetch data, especially in environments like Kubernetes.

Turning Pages of 2021

Turning Pages of 2021

2021 was so far the best year for Altinity and ClickHouse. Sitting with a glass of wine in front of the fire and overlooking the Christmas tree or a snowstorm behind the icy window, let’s remember what has happened.

Altinity.Cloud Extends Managed ClickHouse to ARM

Altinity.Cloud Extends Managed ClickHouse to ARM

ARM processors are hot. Amazon AWS and Apple have been building their own ARM processors for a few years already. Today we are happy to announce the first ever managed ClickHouse on ARM!

Ultra-Fast Data Loading and Testing in Altinity.Cloud

Ultra-Fast Data Loading and Testing in Altinity.Cloud

Learn how you can load and test ClickHouse datasets with lightning speed and leverage the power of cloud operation with this Altinity.Cloud tutorial. PS…You’ll find it’s really easy too!

Altinity.Cloud Extends to GCP

Altinity.Cloud Extends to GCP

We launched Altinity.Cloud a year ago, providing the first-ever fully managed ClickHouse service in AWS. Since then we have continued to improve the product. Today, we are happy to announce Altinity.Cloud at Google Compute Platform, the first-ever multi-cloud managed ClickHouse offering!

ClickHouse Altinity Stable 21.8

ClickHouse Altinity Stable 21.8

Today we annouce ClickHouse Altinity Stable release 21.8. This release is a significant upgrade since the previous Altinity Stable release. It includes 1472 pull requests from 224 contributors. Continue reading for full release notes.