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Integrating ClickHouse with LDAP (Part Two)

In this article, We will continue looking at how LDAP can be used with ClickHouse.

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ClickHouse Altinity Stable Release 21.1

The latest ClickHouse Altinity Stable Release 21.1 introduces significant new security features like LDAP external users directory, AES encryption functions along with MergeTree features, SQL compatibility, backward incompatible changes, and more.

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Harden Your ClickHouse Security With Altinity’s Step-by-Step Guide

Take advantage of ClickHouse’s build-in security features to harden your ClickHouse environment, including user hardening, network communication security, & storage hardening.

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ClickHouse Nails Cost Efficiency Challenge Against Druid & Rockset

Rick Bilodeau from Imply published an excellent article in June 2020 comparing Druid cost-efficiency to Google Big Query for what they called ‘hot analytics’ — sub-second response time with high query concurrency. We appreciate this[...]

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We Passed Our SOC 2 Type 1 Certification! And We’re Happy!!

We've built Altinity.Cloud as the easiest, fastest and most reliable way for developers around the world to use ClickHouse. With that mission comes the responsibility to protect customer data with the highest standards of security, something we take very seriously.

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Integrating ClickHouse with LDAP (Part One)

ClickHouse has traditionally used XML configuration files to define server configuration including all database users. The users.xml configuration file or separate configuration files inside the /etc/clickhouse-server/users.d directory define users and properties associated with them such[...]

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Call for papers on analytics at Percona Live Online 2021

Do you have an intriguing story to tell about open source and analytic databases? Good news! We have a conference for you. We are looking for great talks. Altinity is managing the Analytics Track for[...]

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Accessing ClickHouse from Excel using Mondrian ROLAP engine

ClickHouse is a very powerful database for analytics. Microsoft Excel is one of the world’s most popular business applications. There are several ways to bring ClickHouse data to Excel spreadsheets. In this article we will[...]

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Goodbye XML, hello SQL! ClickHouse User Management Goes Pro

Access control is one of the essential features of database management. Starting in late 2019 ClickHouse contributor Vitaly Baranov began to introduce robust, full-featured Role Based Access Control (RBAC). As a result of this work–which[...]

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Introducing AES Encryption Functions in ClickHouse

ClickHouse AES encryption functions give users a powerful tool for data security and privacy. Learn how to use AES encryption in your analytic applications.

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ClickHouse is Apache 2.0

Open source licenses are in the news again. Elastic recently changed the licensing for ElasticSearch and Kibana from Apache 2.0 to a choice of Server Side Public License (SSPL) or the non-open source Elastic license. Like most open source licensing changes, this one prompted a lot of discussion.

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Connecting to Altinity.Cloud with the ClickHouse Web UI

Did you know that ClickHouse has a built-in Web UI? The Web UI is a simple but extremely useful feature Alexey Milovidov added to ClickHouse in October 2020. In this short article I’m going to[...]

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