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Vertica Extension Packages
Copyright 2011 Vertica, an HP Company
This repository contains extension code (UDx) code to extend the
processing capabilities of the Vertica Analytic Database.
You need the Vertica SDK to compile these programs and you need the
Vertica Analytic Database to run them.
All code is provided under the license found in LICENSE.txt
IMPORTANT: If you wish to contribute anything to this repository, in
order for us to accept your pull request you MUST sign and send a copy
of the appropriate Contributor License Agreement to Vertica
license/PersonalCLA.pdf: If you are contributing for yourself
license/CorporateCLA.pdf: If you are contributing on behalf of your company
Submission guidelines:
Any submission to this repository should contain:
1) A few sentences describing what your function does, written in
2) The complete source code and build commands to build your
function. Ideally you would add your function to one of the existing
packages (listed below), or you can create your own package using the
contents of template_package as a guide.
3) REQUIRED: SQL example/tests showing your function in action. This
script should have sample input, and sample queries that demonstrate
how to use your function. The examples should be placed in
Current packages
Description: string manipulation functions
Examples: EditDistance, StringTokenizer
Description: web log analysis functions
Examples: ApacheParser, URIExtractor
Description: Oracle compatibility functions (such as CONNECT_BY, TRANSPOSE)
Description: Field level encryption functions
Description: Have COPY fetch data by running commands rather than opening files
Description: template for new packages
scripts to create and install packages (in process)
Example: ./install_package -p <pkg_name>
Future packages that need their build system cleaned up
Description: Partial implementation of UDTs that are shipped with apache Hiv
Examples: get_json_object, xpathint, etc.
Status: significant usefulness
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