Blog Posts tagged with -github-

  • Oct 12, 2012

    User Defined Load Libraries in Vertica 6

    Vertica 6 introduces the concept of UDLs, User Defined Load libraries. These libraries are C++ routines created with the Vertica API allowing you to extend the functionality of the COPY (bulk loading) statement. Traditionally, the COPY statement loads data from text files or character streams. UDLs allow you to substitute an external function call for a stream name or file location, then load the results directly into a table. This sort of functionality is useful when you want to access complex data sources such as…

    • Non-Vertica databases
    • SOAP and RESTful Web Services
    • Hadoop/MapReduce processes