We had the pleasure of having the MariaDB team, lead by VP Engineering David Thompson, benchmark MariaDB on various configurations: Optane vs NAND, Optane with IMDT enabled vs straight block device, different components of the MariaDB offering.

In this blog post, David summarizes the performance of ColumnStore on Optane, and shows how, in certain query scenarios, a 620% performance improvement!

Read on for the full article by David.

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