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November 16, 2015
Version 2015.11.16.0 Released

Version 2015.11.16.0 of MLDB is now available from Quay.io. See Running MLDB for installation details.

This release includes the following changes:

  • major refactoring of procedures API: runOnCreation flag and streamlined dataset specification
  • new procedures: svm.train, bucketize and import.sentiwordnet
  • timezone parameters for date_trunc and date_part
  • N-gram parameters for tokenize
  • Documentation & performance improvements
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November 12, 2015
MLDB at Big Data Montreal

MLDB was featured at the 42nd meeting of Big Data Montreal.



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October 27, 2015
Version 2015.10.27.1 Released

Version 2015.10.27.1 of MLDB is now available from Quay.io. See Running MLDB for installation details.

This release includes the following changes:

  • Completed WHEN clause implementation
  • Streamlining user-defined-function call syntax
  • import.word2vec procedure
  • continuous dataset
  • classifier.experiment is now properly re-runnable
  • Benchmark notebook
  • Documentation & performance improvements
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October 16, 2015 - François Maillet
Mapping Press Releases in the 2015 Canadian Federal Election

On October 19th, Canadians will vote in the 42nd federal election. By Canadian standards, having lasted 78 days, this has been a very long election campaign, giving the parties many opportunities and reasons to put out press releases. The MLDB team at Datacratic decided to treat these press releases as a data set to be explored using our Machine Learning Database, and here is what we came... Full post »


October 14, 2015
Version 2015.10.14.0 Released

Version 2015.10.14.0 of MLDB is now available from Quay.io. See Running MLDB for installation details.

This release includes the following changes:

  • SQL support:
    • SQL comments: -- and /* .. */
    • Embedding literals with []
    • date_part and date_trunc functions
    • tokenize and token_extract functions
    • Partial support for the WHEN clause
    • Function names are now case-sensitive
  • Usability:

September 23, 2015
Version 2015.09.23.0 Released

Version 2015.09.23.0 of MLDB is now available from Quay.io. See Running MLDB for installation details.

This release includes many major changes and upgrades:

  • SQL support:
    • Support for JOIN and subqueries with AS aliases
    • Support for queries without FROM
    • Aggregates without GROUP BY
    • Aggregates support row-valued input
    • Support for count(*)
    • IN expressions
    • Numerical and vector functions
    • INTERVAL arithmetic
    • New user-defined function syntax
    • New row-literal syntax
  • Unicode/non-ASCII support:

August 18, 2015
Version 2015.08.18.0 Released

Version 2015.08.18.0 of MLDB is now available from Quay.io. See Running MLDB for installation details.

This release adds support for SQL joins and new built-in functions, as well as bug fixes and performance improvements.

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July 24, 2015
Version 2015.07.24.0 Released

Version 2015.07.24.0 of MLDB is now available from Quay.io. See Running MLDB for installation details.

This release fixes various issues with the virtual machines and includes improvements to SQL support as well as a dense CSV dataset.

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July 10, 2015
Version 2015.07.10.0 Released

Version 2015.07.10.0 of MLDB is now available from Quay.io. See Running MLDB for installation details.

This release adds some new demos and tutorials and changes some parameter names to align with “URL” instead of “URI”

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July 7, 2015
Version 2015.07.07.0 Released

Version 2015.07.07.0 of MLDB is now available from Quay.io. See Running MLDB for installation details.

This release standardizes procedure/function names and adds a documentation search function.

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