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Introducing the Connector for Apache Spark

In Vertica version 8.0.0, we added integration for Apache Spark through our Vertica Connector for Apache Spark. This is a fast parallel connector that allows you to transfer data between Apache Spark and Vertica.
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The Right Tool for the Job: Using Apache Hadoop with Vertica for Big Data Analytics

I have an entrepreneur friend who used to carry a butter knife around.  He claimed this “almighty” tool was the only one he ever needed!  While the butter knife does serve a wide range of purposes (especially with a stretch of the imagination), in practice it doesn't’ always yield optimal results.  For example, as a...

Jump Start your BI Dashboard Development with Vertica

Do you develop BI dashboards for Vertica? Or would you like to give it a try? To help you get started, the Vertica Partner Engineering team has created a set of QuickStart BI sample apps. You can download them for free from the ."

Jump Start your ETL Application Development with Vertica

Interested in exploring the Vertica Analytic Database in the context of data movement and transformation? To get a feel for it, try our new ETL QuickStart sample apps. You'll find them on the . Our Partner Engineering team develops QuickStart apps using tools from our technology partners. Currently we have ETL QuickStarts for the following...

Vertica and OpenStack

Recently, several different customers have asked about deploying Vertica on an OpenStack cloud platform. This is an interesting situation, so to clear up any misconceptions, first we'll go through a brief description of OpenStack. Then, we'll suggest questions that you should ask yourself and your OpenStack administrator when deploying Vertica in an OpenStack environment.

Jump Start your BI Dashboard Development

Do you develop BI dashboards for Vertica? Or would you like to give it a try? To help you get started, the Vertica Partner Engineering team has created a set of QuickStart BI sample apps.

Jump Start your BI Dashboard Development

Do you develop BI dashboards for Vertica? Or would you like to give it a try?

Installing Vertica SQL on Hadoop

Interested in adding Vertica's analytic capabilities to your Hadoop cluster? Watch this tutorial video to learn how you can install Vertica on Hadoop, giving it faster access to your data!

Using Looker to Leverage Vertica Capabilities: ORC Reader, Flex Tables, and Place

Want some hints about how to use Looker to visualize data in your Vertica database? The Looker user community, known as , has published three articles that explain how to use Looker with these Vertica features: ORC reader, Flex tables, and Geospatial functions and data"
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Using the Informatica PowerCenter Connector for Vertica

Have you been using the plug-in (Java or Native) that Vertica developed to connect to your Vertica database using Informatica PowerCenter? Now there's a better option that provides additional functionality.

Kerberos Authentication for Hadoop Integration: Keeping your data safe

Like all Vertica releases, 7.1.2 includes a bunch of new features. One specific feature can help make your HDFS data safer: Kerberos integration for Hadoop. This blog will give you an overview of using Kerberos authentication with Vertica for SQL on Hadoop.

Vertica and Qlik Team Up to Hack for a Cause

On November 17 2014, Vertica took part in the annual Qlik Hackathon in Orlando, Florida. The hackathon, which took place the day before the Qlik World Conference, brought together engineers, developers, and Qlik experts from all over the world. The challenge was simple: leverage features from Qlik and its partners to create an application to...