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Nga Tran

Nga Tran

Nga Tran is a staff software engineer at InfluxData, and a member of the InfluxDB IOx team, which is building the next-generation time series storage engine for InfluxDB. Before InfluxData, Nga had been with Vertica Analytic DBMS for over a decade. She was one of the key engineers who built the query optimizer for Vertica, and later, ran Vertica’s engineering team.

Compactor: A Hidden Engine of Database Performance

This article was originally published in InfoWorld and is reposted here with permission. The compactor handles critical post-ingestion and pre-query workloads in the background on a separate server, enabling low latency for data ingestion and high performance for queries. The demand...

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