Handling Large Volumes of Immutable Structured Data with ClickHouse

By Jim Hague

Are you on the receiving end of a firehose of immutable structured data, which you want to analyse using SQL queries? Have you come across ClickHouse before?

ClickHouse is an open-source column-oriented database management system with SQL querying written in C++. For the past few years I’ve been using it at the heart of an analytics application handling 12 billion records of DNS transactions daily on a cluster of 4 servers.

This talk will give an introduction to ClickHouse and demonstrate what you can do with it and a large lump of data on a humble laptop.