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Beware of the Black Box Bundle

When Vertica was acquired by Hewlett Packard, we were told that we needed to change our messaging about commodity hardware. HP didn’t feel comfortable with the phrase, because it implied that underlying infrastructure was not a key differentiator. But as a true software company who designed every line of code to be optimized for infrastructure...

Vertica is in the G2 Leaders’ Corner… once again

When it comes to technology, the business world doesn’t have time for popularity contests. Technology that doesn’t cut it falls by the wayside, and gets replaced with whatever helps a business achieve its goals. The Vertica team is happy to be part of our customers’ successes, whether we’ve helped them replace outmoded or poor-performing data...

What we learned at HIMSS21

Vertica was a first-time sponsor at August’s HIMSS21 show in Las Vegas, the largest annual North American healthcare technology conference. While the show followed strict health and safety precautions to protect guests, attendance at the show was still quite light compared to what I’ve heard the show normally expects. Nevertheless, the conversations we had at...

How to run Vertica CE in Windows 10 using Docker

Sometimes we want to test a new version of Vertica. In the past, the best way to do that was to use a Vertica Community Edition (CE) virtual machine. But starting with Vertica version 10.1, there is an easier way to achieve this. There is an official Docker image for the latest Vertica CE version...

Vertica in Leader’s Circle of GigaOm Radar Report for Data Warehouses

For the second consecutive year, GigaOm has positioned Vertica in the “leader’s circle” of its Radar Report for Data Warehouses. In the report – “a forward-looking analysis that plots the relative value and progression of vendor solutions along multiple axes based on strategy and execution” – GigaOm scored Vertica with all “exceptional” or “capable” ratings...

Announcing Vertica Version 11

Vertica Unified Analytics Platform version 11 delivers GA support for Docker containers and Kubernetes, advanced machine learning and time series capabilities, and increased analytical performance.

First annual “Data Disruptors Awards” caps Vertica Unify 2021

“Vertica has been powering the world’s data disruptors for a decade, including companies that have created new industries, and have had an impact on the environment, and on the health of humans and animals.” Those were the opening comments by Joy King, Vertica’s VP of Product and Go-to-Market Strategy, at Thursday morning’s opening session for...

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,...

Vertica 11 announced at Unify 2021: Delivering on vision of Unified Analytics

Introduced by Joy King, Vertica’s VP of Product & GTM Strategy, Colin Mahony, SVP and General Manager of Vertica, kicked off today’s Vertica Unify 2021 by explaining Vertica’s founding philosophy and sharing “some of the advancements we’ve made most recently, as well as the direction we’re going in future.” That included the announcement of Vertica...

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...

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....