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How are columnar databases faster for querying?

Generally, there are three main reasons columnar data storage is preferred for data warehousing and analytics workloads: Column storage typically compresses better than row storage because values are ...
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How are columnar databases faster for querying?

To my understanding, people prefer columnar databases because they are faster for querying due to the fact that the cpu would be able to cache the next values predictably. My understanding in this ...
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