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Constellation Research Names Vertica to ShortList for Hybrid-Cloud and Multi-cloud Analytical Databases

What a week of for Vertica. Today, that it was named to the Constellation ShortList™ for Hybrid-Cloud and Multicloud Analytical Relational Database Management Systems in Q1 2021. What is the Constellation ShortList? According to Constellation Research, focuses on RDBMSs that can deliver the ultimate in analytical query performance even in deployments scaling into the hundreds...

Do you really want to outsource your data and analytics?

As a nine year veteran of the Big Data business, I’ve seen the shift from transactional data stores like Postgres, SQL Server and Oracle to OLAP offerings from the likes of Greenplum, Aster, Vertica, and ParAccel, to the rise and fall of Hadoop Data Lakes, and now the shift to cloud, object storage, and serverless...

Vertica named by InfoWorld as one of 8 databases supporting in-database machine learning

A Feb. 17 names Vertica as one of eight analytical platforms that offer in-database machine learning “right where your data resides.” Authored by contributing editor and reviewer Martin Heller, the article validates : flexibility in ML modeling and training, and the ability to analyze data without transmitting it to a central location. “The ideal case...
5G

Are you prepared for 5G?

One of the weirder shows I’ve binged recently was “Truth Seekers” on Amazon Prime. It’s a dark comedy series starring Nick Frost (of “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz” fame) about a supernatural conspiracy where the antagonist plans to sacrifice a bunch of brainwashed citizens to reach another dimension, or … something. Frost’s character...
Rocket to Moon with Vertica version 10.1

Vertica 10.1 Rockets Data Analytics to the Next Level

As of February 1, 2021, the new version of Vertica rockets analytical database technology to the next level. Vertica 10.1 continues to show our commitment to broad, powerful in-database machine learning by including our most requested algorithm – XGBoost. Management Console makes administering Vertica in the cloud even easier. Support for complex data types in...
Vertica wishes you a Happy Holidays

New VerticaPy Features Added – Just in Time for the Holidays

The team behind wishes you happy holidays and a happy new year from Boston, and from Grenoble in the French Alps! Make 2021 your year to operationalize .    VerticaPy is a Python library that exposes scikit-like functionality for conducting data science projects in your Vertica database. With in-database machine learning, data preparation and exploration,...

DX Radio Episode 3: Climate Corporation and Digital Agriculture

I have the honor of hosting the latest episode of DX Radio. It features The Climate Corporation’s Daniel McCaffrey, Vice president of Data and Analytics, and Erich Hochmuth, Big Data Architect Engineer, as they explore the digital transformation of farming.

Extracting Log Data into Vertica With Regex Parsing

Formatted text such as system logs hold a huge amount of actionable data if you can extract and discover the content. If there is a pattern to the lines, then you can build a Vertica regex parser to extract fields and contents into Vertica for query and analysis at scale. Vertica’s regex parser uses Perl-like...
Electronic medical record on digital smart device

Vertica in Good Health: Ingesting, Securing, and Analyzing Healthcare Data

Electronic Medical Records and new personal healthcare technology, particularly medical devices, generate a huge amount of data. Organizations including Cerner and Philips Healthcare rely on Vertica for . How can Vertica help you analyze this data? Vertica excels at data ingest and provides hundreds of built-in SQL and analytic functions with broad integration with programming...
Taking data analytics to the next level

Vertica 10 SP1 Takes Data Analytics to the Next Level

The first service pack for Vertica 10 brings even more incredible new features to the most flexible and scalable data analytics warehouse on the market.

Constellation Research Report Finds Vertica 10 a Leading Choice

A few pages into a 10, produced by Constellation Research, principle analyst Doug Henschen summarizes the top new capabilities of Vertica 10 like this: In short, the Vertica team has steadily evolved the product to keep pace with the demands of organizations that seek to do the following: Unify diverse data sources and data types,...

Take Nothing but Memories. Leave Nothing but Footprints

For those who have read my previous blog postings, attended one of our Big Data & Machine Learning Meetups, or have met me at one of the many trade shows or conferences over the years, you will be all too aware of my love for . For those who are not aware, a Raspberry Pi...