Storage Engine (VertiPaq) - The Whiteboard #07

In this edition of "The Whiteboard," the topic under the microscope is the storage engine known as VertiPaq. The video delves into the inner workings of this engine, which serves as the backbone of data storage and retrieval in Power BI. As explained in the video, VertiPaq operates by compressing data into a columnar format, resulting in increased data query performance and reduced storage requirements.

The video offers a comprehensive breakdown of how VertiPaq operates, delving into concepts such as dictionary encoding, column segments, and encoding algorithms. The speaker also touches on the topic of query performance, explaining how VertiPaq's in-memory processing capabilities, coupled with its advanced compression techniques, provide a significant boost in data retrieval speed.

Whether you're a seasoned BI professional or just getting your feet wet, "The Whiteboard" offers an informative and accessible look at the concepts and technologies driving the world of data. So if you're curious about VertiPaq and want to learn more about this powerful storage engine, this video is a great place to start.

The video can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHoG0sUBG50

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