Fast and Accurate Percentiles with APPROX_PERCENTILE in SingleStore

SingleStore introduced an APPROX_PERCENTILE function to estimate percentiles for a distribution of values. This function is faster and near-exact as compared to the analogous functions that calculate exact percentiles. Read more to learn about this feature and see the performance and accuracy comparisons between approximations and precise values on a sample dataset. Please check this demo video to learn more about the approx_percentile function in SingleStore: If you have a sizable numeric dataset that you are analyzing, you likely require the ability to do some standard statistical analysis on it (and maybe more advanced analytics, too!) Perhaps your dataset represents …

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