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Let Business Intelligence and Data Science Coexist!

Business intelligence and data science frequently compete for resources, and BI got there first. Vertica in Eon Mode subclusters can help them coexist.
AWS Cloud and Vertica Future Looks Bright

Get Ready for AWS Linux 2

The Vertica team is excited to share that we have achieved the Amazon Linux 2 Ready designation as part of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Service Ready Program. The AWS Service Ready Program is designed to help customers identify products that integrate with AWS services in order to quickly evaluate tools that run on AWS...
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Vertica Version 10 Launches Today!

There’s big news today, on the first day of the Virtual Vertica Big Data Conference 2020 – a major new version of Vertica blasts off! Vertica version 10 soars straight into the greatest deployment flexibility of any analytical data warehouse on the market. This fast and extremely scalable platform gives you more power than ever...
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Practice Makes Perfect at BDC 2020

Larry Bird, Boston Celtics legend and NBA Hall of Famer, shot 500 free throws every morning before his first class in high school. But, he didn’t stop there. Larry was known to shoot 100 free throws after every NBA game. The result? The sharp-shooting forward from French Lick, Indiana led the NBA in free throw...
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Vertica’s Eon Mode – New Architecture for Flexibility, Performance, and Savings

Vertica was born in the age of the enterprise data warehouse (EDW) appliance, in 2005. At the time, the EDW appliance was a great idea – a relatively simple bundle of hardware and software. You plugged it in, and it worked. This single box came with a lot of services, too. But it also came...
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Learn How Much Money Vertica Can Save Your Business

The ROI for software systems is notoriously tough to pin down. The effort to integrate new software with systems already in place often adds time and labor costs to the upfront investment. What’s more, if there is any cultural resistance to change, then the ROI can be impossible to measure for months or years, or...
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Is Your Future Cloudy? This Buyer’s Guide Offers Clarity

When I started at Vertica about seven years ago, I was met by anxious sales people warning me that Hadoop (HDFS, specifically) was going to completely replace the enterprise data warehouse (EDW), as we knew it. And we should be very concerned. That was 2012, a year that I first encountered the lovable elephant and...
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Vertica and Amazon – Better Together, for Years

The year was 2012. Marvel’s The Avengers hit the box office. Facebook went public. NASA's Curiosity rover landed on the surface of Mars. And, the Vertica AMI (Amazon Machine Image) made its debut on AWS Marketplace, enabling data-driven organizations to easily deploy Vertica on the Amazon cloud and start accelerating their analytics. Running Vertica on...
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Announcing Vertica Version 9.3 – Ride the Winds of Change

The winds of change have been blowing strong. This week, Vertica version 9.3 made its big splash. Vertica has a tendency to pack a lot of features even into minor releases, and this is not a minor release. Rather than dive deep, I’m going to skim the surface of the ocean of new features. Eon...

Introducing an Industry First – Vertica in Eon Mode for Pure Storage

This week at the Pure Accelerate conference, Vertica and Pure Storage announced the availability of Vertica in Eon Mode for Pure Storage, the industry’s first and only analytical database solution with a separation of compute and storage architecture for on-premises analytic workloads. Why is this important to you? The rush to migrate analytic workloads to...
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Vertica Ranked #1 Cloud Data Warehouse

July has been quite an exciting month for Vertica. Our three keynote presenters are now confirmed for the Vertica Big Data Conference 2020 – Vertica founder and Turing Award winner Dr. Michael Stonebraker, kingpin of the famous MIT blackjack team Jeffrey Ma, and renowned analyst Ray Wang of Constellation Research. And, in addition to receiving...
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Is Data Warehouse as a Service Out for Your Blood?

Last weekend, I finally had the chance to watch the popular, yet alarming HBO documentary – The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley. If you haven’t seen it, it’s a true story that centers on Elizabeth Holmes, ex-Theranos CEO, who dropped out of Stanford to build a company that promised to revolutionize blood testing...