|Developer(s)||SQream Technologies Ltd.|
2020.2 / 22 July 2020
|Written in||CUDA, C++, Haskell|
SQream DB is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that uses graphics processing units (GPUs) from Nvidia. SQream DB is designed for big data analytics using the Structured Query Language (SQL).
SQream DB was first released in 2014 after a partnership with an Orange S.A. in Silicon Valley. The company claimed Orange S.A. saved $6 million by using SQream in 2014. SQream DB is aimed at the budget multi-terabyte analytics market, due to its modest hardware requirements and use of compression.
SQream DB is also the basis for a product named GenomeStack, for querying many DNA sequences simultaneously. A US$7.4M investment of venture capital was announced in June 2015. It is an example of general-purpose computing on graphics processing units, alongside Omnisci and Kinetica.
Software and features
The column-oriented database SQream DB was designed to manage large, fast-growing volumes of data, for compute-intensive queries. The product claims to improve query performance for very large datasets, over traditional relational database systems.
SQream DB is designed to run on premise or in the public cloud.
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