For a hands-on introduction to Vertica, you can use the Vertica Community Edition Virtual Machine (Vertica CE VM), which is available for download on the Vertica website.
The Vertica CE VM is a preconfigured Linux environment that includes:
- Vertica Community Edition with the Vmart example database
- Management Console
- Administration Tools and vsql
- A tutorial that guides you through a series of common tasks.
You can preview the tutorial that is included in the VM by opening the Vertica CE VM User Guide on the Vertica website.
To download and install the Vertica CE VM, follow the instructions in the Vertica CE VM Installation Guide.
The Vertica CE VM is not supported for production use.