Space Management and Direct Path Load tips and tricks in ClickHouse

Space management and direct path load are important considerations in ClickHouse for optimizing storage efficiency and data loading performance. Here are some tips and tricks for space management and direct path load in ClickHouse: Space Management: Direct Path Load: By employing these tips and tricks for space management and direct path load in ClickHouse, you […]

How do I know if the cardinality estimates in a ClickHouse plan are accurate?

In ClickHouse, evaluating the accuracy of cardinality estimates in a query plan can be challenging since ClickHouse relies on different heuristics and sampling techniques to estimate cardinalities. However, you can take the following steps to gain insights into the accuracy of cardinality estimates: It’s important to note that ClickHouse’s cardinality estimation is not always exact […]

How do I display and read the execution plans for a SQL statement in ClickHouse?

To display and read the execution plans for a SQL statement in ClickHouse, you can follow these steps using real-life data sets: For this example, we’ll use a simple SELECT statement to retrieve data from the orders table: SELECT customer_id, COUNT(*) AS order_countFROM ordersGROUP BY customer_idORDER BY order_count DESC; This query will calculate the number […]

How to identify Overlapping Date Ranges in ClickHouse?

To identify overlapping date ranges in ClickHouse, you can use SQL queries that compare the start and end dates of each range to determine if there are any overlaps. Here’s an example using a real-life dataset of employee vacation schedules: Assume we have a ClickHouse table called “vacation_schedule” with the following structure: CREATE TABLE vacation_schedule […]

Explain Tool in ClickHouse – From Analysis to Optimization

Have you ever pondered over how database engines handle queries and optimize their execution? Have you ever wondered which queries are responsible for slowing down your database? Are you curious to know who is running those queries? And where exactly is it going wrong? Well, look no further, because the Explain plan is the answer […]

Implementing Groupings, Rollups and Cubes in ClickHouse

Grouping, rollup, and cube are SQL query operations that allow for grouping and aggregation of data based on multiple dimensions or attributes. In ClickHouse, these operations are implemented using the GROUP BY clause, which allows you to group data based on one or more columns. Here are some real-life data examples to illustrate how to […]

Optimize Query Performance in ClickHouse with Derived Tables

Derived tables are tables that are created on-the-fly as a result of a query. They are temporary tables that exist only for the duration of the query, and are not stored in the database. ClickHouse supports derived tables as a way to simplify complex queries and reduce the amount of data that needs to be […]

Permutation via Recursion and Permutation via Cross Join in ClickHouse

Permutation is the process of arranging a set of elements in all possible orders. ClickHouse supports two methods for computing permutations: recursion and cross join. Here’s how each method works, along with real-life data examples and use cases. 1. Permutation via Recursion: The recursion method involves recursively selecting each element in the set and computing […]

ClickHouse April 2023 Release – Version 23.4

Each new release includes new features, improvements, and numerous bug fixes, and the ChistaDATA team is always on top of the latest releases. On 26th April 2023, ClickHouse version 22.4 (April 2023) was released, and this version contains 15 new features, 11 performance optimizations, and 36 bug fixes. For further details, please see the official […]