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What are Vertica Engineers Reading?

Ever wonder what Vertica engineers do when they aren?t busy building and perfecting an awesome product?

Using Big Data Analytical Tools for Predicting Potential Global Distribution of an Amphibian Pathogen

During the summer of 2015, I participated in an internship program with Vertica. Most interns assisted in software development, but my primary goal was to use Vertica, Vertica Place, and HP Distributed R to address an ecological problem

Vertica and Qlik Team Up to Hack for a Cause

On November 17 2014, Vertica took part in the annual Qlik Hackathon in Orlando, Florida. The hackathon, which took place the day before the Qlik World Conference, brought together engineers, developers, and Qlik experts from all over the world. The challenge was simple: leverage features from Qlik and its partners to create an application to...

Cloning a Vertica Cluster to AWS

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Why Do My License Audits Show A Significant Size Reduction?

When you run a database audit, you may notice that your Vertica audit size has reduced from the audit size calculated before you upgraded to version 7.1 SP2. Don't worry, you haven't lost any data. The size reduction is due to storage changes related to licensing.

The Benefits of Vertica for SQL on Hadoop

If you store large data sets in Hadoop, you undoubtedly face many challenges in managing and analyzing that data. Did you know that Vertica for SQL on Hadoop can help ? Check out the scenario that follows to learn how.

Configuring Vertica for a Multi-Tenant Solution

One of the more interesting and popular Vertica solutions that I've come across is the so-called multi-tenant implementation. A multi-tenant database is simply a database designed to support multiple unique customers. Often, these customers interact with the database through some sort of web interface which uses an Vertica database in the backend.