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Vertica Wins the Gold in Bloor Market Update

Know Your Options for Analytical Databases and Data Warehouses For CDOs and CIOs, there have never been more options to choose from when deciding where to run their analytical workloads. Analytical databases and data warehouses are two popular options – with the data warehouse market experiencing 10% annual growth and many new entrants* – particularly...

New O’Reilly Book: Accelerate Machine Learning with a Unified Analytics Architecture

Every company I’ve ever encountered needs business intelligence (BI). Increasingly, in multiple industries, more and more also need machine learning (ML) or artificial intelligence (AI) to stay competitive or gain an edge. Eventually, it should be as easy for an organization to put an ML model to work as it is to put a new...

Every second counts in Jaguar Racing Formula E

Races can be won or lost with fractions of seconds separating first, second, and third. Many factors determine who stands on the podium, awarded with points and champagne, and who returns to the pit on a recovery truck. One factor that plays a critical role in helping Sam or Mitch win that race is optimal...

Vertica Stories from China: Top 3 contest winners showcase innovation

This past December and January, the Vertica team for the Asia-Pacific region conducted a story contest for Chinese-speaking Vertica customers using creative solutions to data analytics requirements. In addition to reaching out and learning more about Vertica customers in the region, we wanted to gather use case details and share them with the worldwide Vertica...

New EMEA business survey reveals challenges in the move to predictive analytics

To discover today’s cloud and data analytics trends across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), Vertica recently surveyed 240 data experts from industry-leading organizations in these regions. We wanted to learn how businesses are leveraging data analytics and what challenges they are facing when implementing predictive analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning capabilities in...
Disk usage, traffic, and other usage concerns

All-new Vertica Advisor report designed to improve health of customers’ analytics

As Vertica’s Vice President for Customer Success, I wanted to let you know that the Vertica Advisor report has been recently updated to help Vertica customers understand their database and usage, and to get the most from their analytical investments. If you are not familiar with the Vertica Advisor report, it is a Database Health...
Vertica Data Analytics and Business Trends

Survey says businesses are implementing predictive analytics, but not without challenges

  To discover today’s cloud and data analytics trends across North-Western Europe, Vertica has surveyed 120 data experts from industry-leading organizations. This infographic provides insights into how businesses leverage data analytics and what challenges they face when implementing predictive analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning capabilities. What are the top analytics projects organizations have been...

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...

Judging at the International Customer Experience Awards 2021

The International Customer Experience Awards (ICXA®) celebrates the incredible work done by Customer Experience (CX) professionals all over the world. Awards International – the world’s premier awards event organization with offices in the UK, United Arab Emirates, and Serbia – has been leading the charge on CX since they founded the first event of this...

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...

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...

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...