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How to Use Database Designer to Optimize Vertica Physical Data Model in Six Steps

Vertica provides out-of-the-box a powerful tool to tune its Physical Data Model: Database Designer (DBD from now on). You can run DBD using the Management Console GUI but in this article we will focus on what they call “programmatic interface” (read... plain SQL) and – as practical examples are often more enlightening than “theoretical” documentation...

Announcing Vertica 9.x Query Performance Tuning Training

This blog post was authored by Drea Brandford. You have had Vertica up and running in production for a while now; but you’re noticing that, while your analytic queries are executing far faster than they would in a traditional row-store database, they are still not performing quite as fast as you need them to. Chances...

Operational Considerations for Database Administrators in Eon Mode

This blog post was authored by Shrirang Kamat. The purpose of this document is to familiarize advanced Vertica Enterprise mode users about some of the behavioral similarities and differences between Vertica Enterprise mode and Vertica Eon mode. This document assumes you have a basic understanding about Eon mode architecture. You can find more details about...