TechValidate Research on HP Software Big Data Solutions

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375 Customers Surveyed

2,990 Data Points Collected

198 Published TechFacts

25 Published Charts

57 Published Case Studies



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Case Study: Small Business Financial Services Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following pain points with the HP Vertica Analytics Platform:
    • Slow or incomplete queries
    • The inability to analyze large volumes of data
    • Performance limits with current system
    • The lack of connection between current BI/analytics initiatives and needs of business
    • Existing data warehouse/data management infrastructure that could not handle Big Data

Use Case

  • Is implementing the following applications with HP Vertica:
    • Promotional testing
    • Clinical data analysis
    • Financial tracking
    • Behavior analytics
    • Customer analytics
    • Loyalty analysis
    • Predictive analytics
    • Campaign management
  • Currently managing 5 – 10 TB of data with HP Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • Hadoop
    • Oracle
    • Oracle Data Integrator
    • Oracle GoldenGate
    • Oracle Warehouse Builder
    • Pentaho Kettle
    • Pentaho Mondrian
  • Purchased HP Vertica over the following vendors:
    • EMC Greenplum
    • Exasol
    • Hadoop
    • Infobright
    • MongoDB
    • Oracle Exadata

Results

  • Values the following features in HP Vertica software the most:
    • Extreme speed and performance
    • Massive scalability on industry-standard hardware
    • Flexibility
    • Low total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Can compress their data by 25-40% with HP Vertica.
  • Saved $1,000,000 – $5,000,000 in overall cost savings from using HP Vertica.

Testimonials

“With Vertica, we were able to collect valuable insights through relevant user behavior data that helped us fine tune the user experience in our gaming product. This significantly increased the time our users spent on our product.”

Source:

TechValidate Survey of a Small Business Financial Services Company

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“Vertica has enabled us to query large amounts of data in an almost real-time manner.”

Source:

IT Manager, Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

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Case Study: Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following pain points with the HP Vertica Analytics Platform:
    • Slow or incomplete queries
    • The inability to analyze large volumes of data
    • Summarized or aggregated data, losing detail and insights
    • The lack of concurrency limits access to data
    • The prohibitive cost of adding capacity due to licensing or hardware
    • The need to stop queries while loading new data
    • The lack of business insight from data
    • The lack of connection between current BI/analytics initiatives and needs of business
    • Existing data warehouse/data management infrastructure that could not handle Big Data

Use Case

  • Is implementing the following applications with HP Vertica:
    • Promotional testing
    • Clinical data analysis
    • Fraud monitoring/prevention
    • Financial tracking
    • Behavior analytics
    • Clickstream analysis
    • Network performance analysis
    • Customer analytics
    • Predictive analytics
    • Campaign management
  • Currently managing 10 – 20 TB of data with HP Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • Hadoop
    • Pentaho Kettle
    • Pentaho Mondrian
  • Purchased HP Vertica over the following vendors:
    • Hadoop
    • Home grown solution

Results

  • Values the following features in HP Vertica software the most:
    • Massive scalability on industry-standard hardware
    • Simplicity
    • Standard SQL interface
    • Simultaneous loading and querying
    • Aggressive compression
    • Flexibility
    • High availability for analytics systems
  • Increased query performance by 10 – 50% through improvement in response time with HP Vertica.
  • Can compress their data by > 50% with HP Vertica.
  • Saved $100,000 – $500,000 in overall cost savings from using HP Vertica.

Testimonials

“We needed to model our clickstream data in real time, and with HP Vertica we’re able to do this. This significantly increased our ability to promote the appropriate content to our users.”

Source:

TechValidate Survey of a Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company

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From TB to PB - the range of data managed by Vertica customers

What is the amount of data you are currently managing with HP Vertica software?

1PB +
3%
500 TB – 1 PB
2%
200 – 500 TB
3%
80 – 200 TB
5%
40 – 80 TB
3%
20 – 40 TB
12%
10 – 20 TB
12%
5 – 10 TB
15%
1 – 5 TB
26%
500 GB – 1 TB
10%
0 – 500 GB
9%

Source:

Survey of 294 users of HP Software Vertica

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HP Vertica improves query performance by more than 1000% for an educational institution

An educational institution increased query performance by more than 1,000% through improved response time with HP Vertica.

Source:

IT Systems Analyst, Educational Institution

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BI, ETL tools used with Vertica

Which of the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools do you use in your environment?

Ab Initio
3%
Ascential/IBM
1%
Business Objects Crystal Reports
11%
Business Objects xCelsius
2%
Cognos 8 BI
8%
Eclipse BIRT
1%
GoldenGate TDM
2%
Hadoop
30%
IBM Data Stage
3%
IBM Quality Stage
1%
Informatica – Data Replicator
2%
Informatica – Power Center
9%
Information Builders
1%
JasperSoft
5%
Jaspersoft ETL
1%
Microsoft Integrated Services
8%
Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
9%
MicroStrategy
13%
Oracle
14%
Oracle Data Integrator
1%
Oracle GoldenGate
3%
Oracle Warehouse Builder
1%
Pentaho Kettle
14%
Pentaho Mondrian
5%
QlikView
1%
SAP BW
1%
SAP ERP
1%
SAS
8%
SAS Data Management
1%
Spotfire (TIBCO)
4%
SPSS
4%
Syncsort DMExpress
2%
Tableau
37%
Talend Open Studio
11%
Wisdomforce
1%
Homegrown (please describe in Other)
20%
Other
30%

Note: this is a multiple-choice question – response percentages may not add up to 100.

Source:

Survey of 298 users of HP Software Vertica



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About HP Software Big Data Solutions

The HP Big Data Solutions support many user-defined capabilities: functions, transforms, aggregates, and loading. This support brings the power and flexibility of procedural code to data—whether it’s structured, semi-structured, or unstructured— leveraging a parallel computing environment. The customer can load and transform data from a variety of sources, perform rich statistical analytics, and visualize the results using industry-standard tools. With HP Big Data Solutions, one can expect real-time results for better business decisions.