Vertica Analytics Platform Version 9.3.x Documentation

Recommended VM Types

Vertica supports a range of Microsoft Azure virtual machine (VM) types, each optimized for different purposes. Choose the VM type that best matches your performance and price needs as a user.

For the best performance in most common scenarios, use one of the following VMs:

Optimization Type
Memory optimized

DS13_v2

DS14_v2

DS15_v2

D8s_v3

D16s_v3

D32s_v3

High memory and I/O throughput

 

The GS VMs are not available in all regions. Nor are they available on the Azure Marketplace, but you can use them by following the manual deployment steps described in Deploy Vertica on Azure: Manual Steps.

GS3

GS4

GS5

E8s_v3

E16s_v3

E32s_v3

L8s

L16s

L32s

Data stored on the drives of a VM exists only while that VM is powered on. After powering off a VM, data on temporary drives is lost.