TechValidate Research on HP Software Big Data Solutions

These pages present data that TechValidate has sourced via direct research with verified customers and users of HP Software Big Data Solutions. TechValidate stands behind the authenticity of all published data. Learn more »



397 Customers Surveyed

3,126 Data Points Collected

208 Published TechFacts

33 Published Charts

59 Published Case Studies



Featured Research Collections for HP Software Big Data Solutions

Curated collections and slideshows of TechValidate research data on HP Software Big Data Solutions.



Selected Research Highlights


Research by TechValidate

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
    • Summarized or aggregated data, losing detail and insights
    • Performance limits with current system
    • Existing data warehouse/data management infrastructure that could not handle Big Data

Use Case

  • Is implementing the following applications with HP Vertica:
    • Fraud monitoring/prevention
    • Customer analytics
    • Predictive analytics
  • Currently managing 1 – 5 TB of data with HP Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • GoldenGate TDM

Results

  • Values the following features in HP Vertica software the most:
    • Extreme speed and performance
    • Simplicity
    • Aggressive compression
    • Database designer and administration tools
  • Achieved the following with HP Vertica software:
    • Faster analysis and reporting
    • Increased amount and complexity of data analyzed
    • Ease of adding additional database capacity
  • Increased query performance by > 1,000% through improvement in response time with HP Vertica.
  • Is able to analyze 100 – 500% more data at one time with HP Vertica.

Testimonials

“By replacing our current SQL database with Vertica, we have achieved 50X – 1000X improvement in query speed with one-tenth the storage space.”

Source:

TechValidate Survey of a Small Business Financial Services Company

Research by TechValidate

Most Valued feature in HP Vertica Software - Extreme Speed and Performance

Which of the following features in HP Vertica software do you value the most?

Extreme speed and performance
80%
Massive scalability on industry-standard hardware
45%
Simplicity
38%
Standard SQL interface
69%
Simultaneous loading and querying
40%
Concurrency for hundreds or thousands of users
9%
Aggressive compression
48%
Database Designer and Administration Tools
17%
In-database analytics capabilities – R, C++
17%
Native support MapReduce and Hadoop
11%
Ease of interaction with existing BI tools through connectors and ODBC/JDBC
35%
High availability without hardware redundancy
31%
Optimizer and Execution Engine
22%
Workload management
10%
Flexibility
11%
Low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
27%
High availability for analytics systems
32%
Other
5%

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

Source:

Survey of 193 users of HP Vertica

Research by TechValidate

Health care company sees significant cost savings with HP Vertica

A medium enterprise health care company saved $1,000,000 – $5,000,000 in overall cost savings from using HP Vertica.

Source:

System Administrator, Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Research by TechValidate

“Vertica allowed us to run complex queries in a matter of minutes that would take hours to run in Oracle. "

Source:

System Administrator, Small Business Computer Services Company

Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Large Enterprise Retail Company

Challenges

  • Addressed the following pain points with the HP Vertica Analytics Platform:
    • Slow or incomplete queries
    • The prohibitive cost of adding capacity due to licensing or hardware
    • The need to stop queries while loading new data
    • Performance limits with current system

Use Case

  • Is implementing the following applications with HP Vertica:
    • Financial tracking
    • Behavior analytics
    • Customer analytics
    • Loyalty analysis
    • Merchandising Analytics
  • Currently managing 5 – 10 TB of data with HP Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • Business Objects xCelsius
    • Hadoop
    • Informatica – Power Center
    • Oracle
    • SAS
    • R, Matlab, Cassandra
  • Purchased HP Vertica over the following vendors:
    • 1010 Data
    • Amazon Redshift
    • EMC Greenplum
    • IBM Neteeza
    • Oracle Exadata
    • ParAccel
    • SAP
    • Teradata

Results

  • Values the following features in HP Vertica software the most:
    • Extreme speed and performance
    • Massive scalability on industry-standard hardware
    • Simplicity
    • Standard SQL interface
    • Simultaneous loading and querying
    • Concurrency for hundreds or thousands of users
    • Aggressive compression
    • Ease of interaction with existing BI tools through connectors and ODBC/JDBC
    • High availability without hardware redundancy
    • Optimizer and execution engine
    • Low total cost of ownership (TCO)
    • High availability for analytics systems
  • Increased query performance by 500 – 1,000% through improvement in response time with HP Vertica.
  • Saved $1,000,000 – $5,000,000 in overall cost savings from using HP Vertica.

Testimonials

“We are able to support near real-time sales updates for our entire user community. The legacy data warehouse was struggling to update weekly.”

Source:

TechValidate Survey of a Large Enterprise Retail Company

Research by TechValidate

HP Vertica means insanely high query performance!

By what % have you increased query performance through improvement in response time with HP Vertica? Please provide your best estimate.

Over 1,000%
10%
500 – 1,000%
24%
100 – 500%
30%
50 – 100%
17%
10 – 50%
14%
0 – 10%
5%

Source:

Survey of 212 users of HP Software Vertica



More to Explore



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.