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How-to articles, white papers, webinars, videos and useful links to help you get the most out of CrateDB.

Getting Started with CrateDB

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White Papers

 
White Paper

Turning the IIoT into reality: why the industry needs a specialized database

Many Industry 4.0 projects fail... But which are the real problems? And how can we make it work?

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Datasheet

CrateDB Cloud on Azure: datasheet

Deploy within minutes, scale without limits, and pay-as-you-go. Purpose-built for putting your IoT data to work, no matter its size.

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Article

What is Machine Learning and why is it important for the industry?

Machine learning is the future of manufacturing... It is key to understand why.

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Article

6 things to know when dating a database

Your relationship with your database is key to building a happy future. Before committing to your database partner, there are some points you should consider... Your future self will thank you for it.

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Article

Time-series data: why manufacturers should care?

Why manufacturers should care about their time-series databases, right now.

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Article

CrateDB in a nutshell: 10 quick facts about CrateDB

Get introduced to our database with this short article!

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Article

Our technical promises

Even if we are constantly evolving, we will always stick to the values that made us build CrateDB in the first place.

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Article

CrateDB vs time-series databases

A short article outlining the characteristics of CrateDB in comparison with some of the most popular time-series databases.

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White Paper

Building IoT applications with open-source tools

Learn how to build IoT applications using an open-source stack: Apache Kafka, Apache Flink and CrateDB.

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White Paper

CrateDB: Technical overview

A detailed description of CrateDB's architecture. Find out more about how CrateDB is built!

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White Paper

From MySQL to CrateDB: migration guide

How to move your data from MySQL to CrateDB, in just a few steps.

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White Paper

Scalability in CrateDB: benchmark

Data showing how CrateDB scales linearly: its performance consistently improves as more nodes are added to the cluster.

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White Paper

CrateDB vs. PostgreSQL: benchmark

How do both databases compare in terms of performance?

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Article

CrateDB vs NoSQL

Short article outlining the different characteristics of CrateDB and the NoSQL databases MongoDB and Cassandra.

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White Paper

CrateDB vs InfluxDB: benchmark

How CrateDB compares to InfluxDB? Find out how both databases perform for IIoT workloads.

Webinars

 
Webinar

Why does the industrial IoT need its own database?

The IIoT can cause a new manufacturing revolution... But in order to succeed, it requires the right tools.

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Webinar

An introduction to Crate DB Cloud on Azure

Our easily scalable, cost-effective database for industrial IoT and machine data—now built into Azure!

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Webinar

How to succeed in the age of Digital X

A discussion about how to save digitalization projects from failure, reviewing technologies and perspectives.

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Webinar

The Grand Quadrant of powerful databases

Learn about what to look for in the process of selecting the best database for your use-case.

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Webinar

The curious case of time-series data

What are time-series data? Are time series and sensor data the same? We talk about it in this webinar, including a demo on how to create a data pipeline with CrateDB Cloud for data ingestion and visualization.

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Webinar

Industry 4.0: the power of machine data for business success

Machine data is the holy grail of Industry 4.0. We talk about the data challenges in IIoT, and what can we do to tackle them in order to succeed in this new age of industrialization.

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Webinar

6 things to know when buying a house (for your data)

Big decisions require big thinking. Before jumping into buying a house for your data—in other words, a database—consider these little tips. Your future self will thank you later.

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Webinar

Machine learning, time series and CrateDB

CrateDB is a robust database for machine learning and time-series data use cases. In this webinar, we show you why.

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Webinar

Working with CrateDB in the Azure IoT ecosystem

We (proudly) present the advantages of using CrateDB integrated into the Azure ecosystem, both on EDGE and in the Cloud.

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Webinar

Tips for a successful Smart Factory transition

Ready for the Industry 4.0? We discuss best practices for tackling the transformation right from the start—talking about people, technologies, and management.

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Webinar

The design of a time-series database

Best practices for working with time-series data fast, with horizontal scalability, and with SQL.

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Webinar

Working with machine data: SQL or Splunk?

A discussion providing a detailed comparison of SQL vs. Splunk for ma­chine data use cases.

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Webinar

Is the future of NoSQL... SQL?

We believe NewSQL databases like CrateDB deliver the best of the NoSQL and traditional SQL worlds. Why do we think so? Find it out in this webinar!

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Webinar

How to scale your SQL database with Docker

Tips for making sure that your con­tainerized databases are performing at their best.

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Webinar

Migrating to NewSQL: a guide

There is a modern way to deal with real-time machine data use cases. Follow the new path!

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Webinar

Does the IoT deed a specialized data stack?

Check out this discussion about the requirements of IoT use cases and make better decisions for your next data project.

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Webinar

Getting started with CrateDB: sensor data

This webinar explains everything you need to know about how to handle your sensor data with CrateDB. Put them to work!

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Webinar

Getting started with CrateDB: log data

Handling log data with CrateDB? This is the right place to start.

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Webinar

Getting started with CrateDB: geospatial data

If your dataset includes geospatial data, this webinar will tell you the first steps to follow. Get it done with CrateDB!

Videos

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Dev Talk

Open Machine Data Analysis Stack

An open machine data analysis stack with Do­cker, CrateDB & Gra­fana.

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Dev Talk

Migrating from
SQL to NoSQL

Remedying the challen­ges of migrating from SQL to NoSQL.

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Dev Talk

CrateDB and Docker

Get to know how to scale your data­base like your application.

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Interview

Christian Lutz IoT World

Christian Lutz, Crate.io CEO being interviewed at IoT World in Santa Clara.

References

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