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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...
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...

Take the Baseball Data Analysis Challenge with Vertica Machine Learning

Today is Opening Day of the 2022 Major League Baseball (MLB) season. I was born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised as a fan of the Boston Red Sox, who play at historic Fenway Park, just six or so miles from our Vertica headquarters in Cambridge. Baseball data is mostly transaction data describing the statistical events...

Analytics for the Games Industry: New paper describes a winning hand

Are you an online gamer, and – because you’re reading this blog – a “big data” enthusiast as well? Then you know very well that, when you’re playing, you’re fully immersed in the game, and the backend tech is of no concern. You’re grappling your way up a cliff in “Hang Line,” or taking pride...

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...

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...

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...
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...
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...

Don’t take your foot off the electrons

With blazingly fast query performance, and access to 700 in-database functions, Vertica has meant that Jaguar Race Engineers and Strategists have been able to glean important insights into the data and make critical performance adjustments to the powertrain, suspension, steering, braking and power management that were just not possible prior to the introduction of Vertica.

Vertica Sponsors Charge Across America – A Cross Country Race for Electric Vehicles

Building on the successful partnership with Jaguar Racing, Vertica is sponsoring Charge Across America, a cross-country race of electric vehicles (EVs) that kicked off yesterday in New York City, on Halloween. Five teams of drivers are racing their EVs across the country over 10 days with a final stop in Los Angeles. This event is...