Introduction

Column-based and time-series databases are the most intensively developed kind of databases, especially during the last decade. Many of products of that sort emerged to meet opportunities created by explosive growth of amounts of data generated by humankind. The Platform, among the others, is an effort to create compact, convenient and high-performant environment to process, analyze and store both real-time and historical data. It reflects a vision of its developers of how proven and widely used products should develop to fit modern requirements.