Vertica Blog

Sarah Lemaire

Manager, Vertica Documentation

Vertica Storage Location for HDFS

Do you find yourself running low on disk space on your Vertica database? You could delete older data, but that sacrifices your ability to perform historical queries. You could add new nodes to your cluster or add storage to your existing nodes. However, these options require additional expense.The Vertica Storage Locations for HDFS feature introduced...

Tech Support Series: Optimizing Projections

Welcome to another installment of our Top Tech Support Questions Answered blog series. In our first

New Configuration Parameter Storage and Setting Options

Vertica 7.1.x introduces a new way to store and set configuration parameters.Previously, configuration parameter values were stored in individual vertica.conf files on each node. As of Vertica 7.1.0, these values are stored in the database catalog, allowing the values to stay consistent over all nodes.
How to Backup Vertica Database

Backing Up and Restoring Your Vertica Database

Backing up and restoring your database is an important part of basic database maintenance. Vertica lets you create both comprehensive and object-level backups. This article highlights the Vertica 7.x features that enhance the backup and restore process.

Tech Support Series: Optimizing for Deletes

This blog is just the first in a series that addresses frequently asked tech support questions. For now, we?ll talk about optimizing your database for deletion.