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DataGals Panel reveals common workplace biases, but also opportunities

  Representing five different time zones, and committed to sharing their thoughts and guidance based on the success they’ve achieved in their careers, five women gathered live and online Thursday, July 22 to discuss their experiences in high tech. Here's how they appeared in this virtual panel discussion: Far left: Joy King, VP of Product...

Vertica Unify 2021 – Day 2 keynote spotlights a noble cause

At Vertica Unify 2021, the focus this week has been on the techniques and best practices around data analytics. Naturally. There’s a lot of technology to cover in this space, and we’re delighted to have so many of the best and brightest minds in virtual attendance, helping us deliver, explain, and demonstrate these things. And,...

DaaS Labs Embeds Vertica for Machine Learning Analytics at Superior Speed and Scale

Uncovering hidden patterns, trends, correlations, and insights in data has become a common business pursuit as companies look for different ways and means to monetize their data. Most of this activity relies on advanced data techniques like artificial intelligence, natural language processing, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, and more. These techniques are DaaS Labs’s...

The Climate Corporation awarded for outstanding AI/ML: We’re all winners with sustainable agriculture

The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Bayer, aims to help all the world’s farmers sustainably increase their productivity with digital tools. The Climate FieldView™ platform provides farmers with a comprehensive, connected suite of digital tools aimed at mitigating risk and optimizing farm productivity. As Vertica’s customer references manager, I gather stories around what our users...

Taking the pulse of cloud adoption trends: The Flexera “State of the Cloud” report

Before I joined Vertica, I worked in the cloud services world, first for a reseller and then for a Cloud Services Provider (CSP). During my time in this space I followed cloud adoption trends closely by necessity, and one of my favorite sources of data on the subject was RightScale’s (now Flexera’s)  “State of the...

Vertica-as-a-Service: Advanced analytics just got a little easier

Anytime business software can provide greater ease-of-use, it leads to better business outcomes at a faster pace. What could be better than that? How about analytics-as-a-service, built on a cloud-native architecture running in your AWS account, and leveraging your own negotiated pricing and committed spend? Add the full suite of advanced analytics, in-database machine learning,...

EMA Awards Vertica as Top Vendor for Hyperperformance with Multi-Structured Data in Radar Report on Unified Analytics Warehouses

If you could describe in just one word what Vertica provides better than any other unified analytics platform on the market, what would that word be? Read any of our case studies, watch any of our Data Disruptor Webcasts, or attend Vertica Unify ’21, and, chances are, you’ll agree that that one word is performance....

Kubernetes StatefulSets Makes Containerization of Vertica a Piece of Cake

Containerization is an idea that seems tasty and wonderful at first. Automated deployment on any platform is a particularly enticing advantage, especially for Vertica, a database with infrastructure freedom as a core principle. Fast deployment without human intervention makes containers incredibly useful, especially in environments that require dynamic scaling. And containers are small, quick to...

New Forrester Total Economic Impact Study: Vertica customers achieve big results

Predictive analytics is becoming an imperative for nearly every organization that hopes to increase market share. Modern data analytics techniques provide insights into where a business is heading, based partly on where it has been, and on the clear trend lines that point to where the business is going. So, if you’re an entrepreneur, or...

Sharing Data without Sharing Revenue

As data continues to become of one the most valuable intangible assets on the balance sheet, monetizing that data is a topic in every board room. There are many ways to monetize data, including data brokering – a well-known concept in most industries:  organizations sell customer data to others, primarily for advertising, email marketing, cross-selling,...
Telecom 5g on Cloud

Telecom Companies: To Cloud or not to Cloud? Is that even a question?

By this point, probably millions of words on the Internet have been dedicated to articulating the benefits and drawbacks of the public cloud. As the title of this post suggests, I’m not here to convince you one way or the other: The benefits of the public cloud are real (as you probably know), and if...

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...