Vitesse: Using LLVM To Speed Up Databases
Written by Michael Larabel in LLVM on 17 October 2014 at 11:53 AM EDT. 3 Comments
A new start-up is attempting to speed up PostgreSQL database performance by leveraging the LLVM compiler infrastructure.

Vitesse DB is trying to make databases faster by using LLVM for compiling queries into native code. The code is optimized to move the data intra-CPU and to run "extremely efficiently", utilize SSE-optimized CSV file parsing,and to be a drop-in replacement to PostgreSQL 9.3.5.

Vitesse Data claims up to a 10X speed-up for OLAP queries using their LLVM-optimized database. The database is currently available in beta form for testing and is packaged for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.5.

Those wishing to learn more about this LLVM-optimized database software, visit
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