Vertica Blog

Vertica Blog

machine learning

young girl choosing recommended video playback button.

Content Analytics and Video Recommendation Systems with Vertica

Analyzing digital content and the behavior of viewing customers in real-time is essential to a lot of companies. Communication operators and content providers are offering many services that enable customers to consume video content using different fixed and mobile technologies through different devices, either in their homes or mobile. For these operators and providers, it...
Paige Roberts presenting to a full room with a Zynga case study slide showing

DBTA Data Summit – The Rise of DataOps

The recent DBTA Data Summit provided a lot to think about. I did a short talk in the “Analytics in Action” track about how data analysts, architects and engineers can turn the endless waves of disruption we keep getting hit with into opportunities to boost bottom line. There were some very cool talks by other...
Woman asks questions of panel at IOT world with audience

IOT World 2019 – Backing Up the Buzz

Connected and autonomous vehicles. Smart Cities. Smart Buildings. Predictive maintenance. Lots of robots. This must be IOT World 2019, where more than 12,000 IOT enthusiasts joined at the Santa Clara Convention Center to learn if IOT had “jumped the shark” or if we are just now learning how businesses can ultimately gain advantage from trillions...
Take Flight at JM Wine Cellars, may 30th, 4 - 6 PM, JM Cellars, Woodinville, with RSVP button

Is this Wine Good? Wine Quality with Machine Learning

How can you really tell if a wine is good? It’s a commonly known fact that the price of wine does not have a direct correlation to the quality or taste. What if we use some analytics to help make a clear determination if a wine is “good?” My friend and Data Scientist, Badr Ouali,...
Passenger balloon floating in blue sky

Announcing Vertica Version 9.2.1 – Take Analytics Efficiency to the Next Level

This week, some very cool things have gone into the newest version of the Vertica Analytics Platform that make your analytics fly and save on your AWS budget. The theme for this release is Improving Vertica in Eon Mode Integration with Amazon S3, and there are a whole bunch of new features designed to do...
Chicago cityscape with various data type icons and network connection concept

Network Optimization Makes Telecom Service Better Than Okay

For sports fans, there’s nothing that matches the heart-stopping action of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament – more commonly known as March Madness. The tournament in 2019 delivered a four-year high in terms of its Turner ratings, causing an advertiser frenzy in hopes to capture those audiences. If you watched this year’s tournament,...

See You at IoT World Conference Next Month

Are you attending the IoT World Conference in Santa Clara from May 13-16th? Come by booth #1254 to hear why more and more companies, including medical device manufacturers, wearable product developers, network service providers, and manufacturing intelligence software companies, are turning to Vertica to manage their growing volumes of IoT data. Vertica is purpose-built for...
Machine learning robot studying equations and graphs

1 – Why Would You Do Machine Learning in a Database?

Co-authored with Paige Roberts. A lot of modern scalable analytical databases like Vertica allow you to do machine learning data analytics from end to end, right in the database, rather than moving and transforming the data first into something like a Spark dataframe or a Python data structure. Whenever people hear about this capability, they...
Machine Learning programmer in glasses looks at graphs

Data Analytics and Machine Learning for Start-Ups on the Fast Track

Tuesday, 4/30/19 Workbar Back Bay 6:00-8:00 PM Are you a data-driven start-up that makes decisions based on insight from high-performance analytics and machine learning? Would you like to choose the best analytical tool/ML for the job beyond limited open source offerings, but don’t have the budget? Do you want to hear best practices on how...
Vertica Team at Data Innovation Summit booth

Data Innovation Summit 2019

Having attended the Big Data Analytics – Europe event in Rotterdam on the 12th March, on 14th/15th, Captain Mark Whalley and fellow Captains from Vertica Airways paid a flying visit to the Data Innovation Summit in Stockholm. Whilst there, they crewed the Vertica booth answering questions from passengers and visitors and assuring them that their...
Southern Data Science Conference, April 11, 12

Join Vertica at the Southern Data Science Conference in Atlanta

Next week – April 11-12 – Atlanta, GA will host the Southern Data Science Conference (SDSC). Held at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown, this event is geared to data scientists converging to hear from the industry’s best and brightest minds from top companies and research institutes. More than 400 attendees will attend two days of...
Business person checking graph on digital tablet

Embedding Vertica Provides SysMech With Unmatched Telco Analytical Power

You probably use Vertica on a daily basis, and don’t even realize it. One good example of this for the Telco industry is SysMech. SysMech offers telecommunications companies a powerful new generation of service management applications. SysMech makes Zen Operational Intelligence Software, which embeds Vertica as its analytical engine. Zen correlates complex data from 75...