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Drea Brandford

Drea Brandford

Technical Consultant

Having joined the Vertica organization in 2011, Drea’s entire focus has been on building training materials that are instructionally sound, cognitively sound, and engaging for the consumers. She’s been building educational materials for software users since she was 19, when she was part of the team supporting MIT’s Project Athena.

Having received her Master of Science in Human Factors and Information Design from Bentley University in 2015, she’s been passionate about making sure that educational materials are designed with the student’s needs as the primary motivator.

Announcing Vertica 9.3 Instructor-Led Training Courses

Just in time for the release of version 9.3, Vertica is pleased to announce the release of two updated instructor-led training courses: Vertica 9.3 Essentials and Vertica 9.3 Descriptive Analytics. A description of each course follows: Vertica 9.3 Essentials This 4-day course explores the capabilities of the Vertica platform solution in Enterprise mode, and prepares...

Announcing Vertica 9.x Training: Predictive Analytics Using Machine Learning

In today’s data-driven world, creating a competitive advantage depends on your ability to transform massive volumes of data into meaningful insights. Companies that use advanced analytics and machine learning are twice as likely to be top quartile financial performers, and three times more likely to execute effective decisions. On November 16, 2018, Micro Focus Software...