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Unified Analytics and Unified Storage Example

Unified Analytics and Unified Storage

How data analytics plus object store handles a classic problem Today, VAST Data announced a partnership and integration with Vertica. The partnership combines a popular and proven analytical database with a hot new up-and-coming object storage company. This relationship is meaningful for the future of analytics, because the future of analytics is hybrid clouds. Let...

Cloud Without Compromises

Most organizations are spinning up new analytical workloads and the big industry pundits all say they should move them to the cloud. Whether your workload requirement is for business intelligence, machine learning, or both, the cloud is the place to do it. But a lot of analytical databases on the cloud are giant black boxes....

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...

New Vertica Accelerator course puts your SaaS-based data analytics to work, fast

We’re happy to announce a new addition to Vertica Academy’s array of free, self-paced courses designed to put you in the driver’s seat with your data analytics initiatives. The all-new Vertica Accelerator Quick Start course has gone live today on Vertica Academy. If you’re looking for a fast track to highly performant data analytics, and...
Data Lakehouse

Going Beyond a Data Lakehouse

The way things get named in this industry can be pretty odd.  A lot of people have been hearing noise about how cool a “Data Lakehouse” is since it combines the power of a data lake with the power of a data warehouse. When I think of a lakehouse, I think of a great place...

Embed analytics in applications to transform your technology business

At AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, I’ve had several conversations with developers who’ve stopped by the booth. One of the questions I’ve asked them all is, “Are you embedding analytics into your application?”

Vertica Accelerator – Ease of Use Plus Control

In case you missed it, Vertica recently released Vertica Accelerator, our unified analytics platform delivered as a service. There are two main questions that people ask when hearing about this announcement. The first is: does it have all the same features Vertica has, or is it a scaled-down version in some way? The answer to...
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...
SaaS cloud-based data analytics platform

SaaS, or Self-Managed Vertica? The Choice is Yours for Unified Analytics

Accurate and actionable analytics is the goal of every organization. In large enterprises with multiple business divisions, the CIO team often struggles with a wide and often uncontrolled set of analytics tools and repositories leading to multiple versions of the “truth”. When an Executive Leadership team is confronted with different recommendations from different departments based...

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...

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.