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Steve Sarsfield

Vertica Senior Product Marketing Manager – Partner Ecosystem

In addition to his years at Micro Focus, Steve has had thought leadership roles at Cambridge Sematics - AnzoGraph, Talend, Trillium Software and IBM. Steve's writings have produced a popular data governance blog, articles on and a book entitled the Data Governance Imperative. Steve continues to offer insight and opinion in the world of data governance and analytics.

Leveraging Cloud Object Store Technologies for On-premises Analytics

Today, we are pleased to announce that our team will now support Vertica in Eon Mode for Dell EMC ECS (Elastic Cloud Storage). Our developers have verified the combination. It addresses a new trend in analytics, namely the use of object store, both on-premises and in the clouds, as the primary storage medium. When you...

Vertica Supports AMD EPYC

The momentum of chip-maker AMD has been impressive as of late. AMD has gained some standing in home computing by putting high-performance, low wattage chips in thin laptops that can offer a well-performing gaming experience and long battery life. But that's not all. AMD is also putting development effort into data center server performance. AMD...

Live Aggregate Projections with Vertica

The Dragline release of Vertica offers an exciting new feature that is unique in the world of big data analytics platforms. We now offer Live Aggregate projections as part of the platform. The impact is that you can really fly through certain types of big data analytics that typically grind down any analytics system.

Enter the FlexZone – Let’s talk ETL

In December, HP released version 7 of the Vertica analytics platform which includes, among others, a great new feature called Vertica Flex Zone (Flex Zone). Flex Zone enables you to quickly and easily load, explore and analyze some forms of semi-structured data. It eliminates the need for coding-intensive schemas to be defined or applied before...