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Chuck Bear

Chuck Bear

Vertica Chief Architect

30+ years of computer programming experience, including databases, networking, medical records, web,3D graphics, rudimentary AI and 20th-century French fry fryer embedded systems. (It's all just ones and zeros to me.) Solid manager of small teams. I know what to do, and just as importantly, what not to do.

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Vertica’s Architectural Direction – Separation of Compute and Storage

For over a decade, Vertica has delivered industry-leading performance on analytic query workloads in on-premise “shared-nothing” environments. Due to several good (and several lucky) historical architectural decisions, Vertica in Eon Mode is also leading the market for elastic, on-demand databases in public clouds. This post will review the key features of the Vertica architecture, and describe Vertica’s...
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Vertica Announces Vertica Analytic Database, Eon Mode on Premise, Academic Edition

April 1, 2019, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vertica is pleased to announce Vertica in Eon Mode on Premise, Academic Edition.  Vertica’s director of marketing, Ross Pushback, says “Schools have always utilized personal analytics.” [We think he means “report cards” – ed.]   “Our contribution is the flexibility offered by the separation of compute and storage, which schools...