Actian Announces Vectorwise 3.0

Actian Corp. announces the availability of the Vectorwise 3.0 analytic database with advanced Hadoop integration.

Vectorwise is Actian’s database software, which is optimized for ultra-efficient, high-performance data processing. According to the company, Vectorwise 3.0 is now even faster – “with a more efficient storage engine, supporting more data types and analytical SQL functions, and enhanced DDL features. It also has improved monitoring and profiling accessibility.”

Additionally, the Vectorwise 3.0 analytic database includes the Vectorwise Hadoop Connector, which makes it possible to load data into Vectorwise from the Apache Hadoop Distributed File System at extremely fast speeds on commodity hardware. According to the website, Hadoop connectors are necessary to make data on Hadoop available to the relational database for analysis. The Vectorwise Hadoop Connector allows fast and efficient loading of massive volumes of data from Hadoop into the Vectorwise analytic database.

Vectorwise is available for Linux and Windows on standard x86 servers and complies with industry standards for SQL and database connectivity. Vectorwise 3.0 with Hadoop Connector will be available for download April 2013. Visit For more information, or to download a free 30-day trial.