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665 Customers Surveyed

5,169 Data Points Collected

403 Published TechFacts

37 Published Charts

84 Published Case Studies



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HPE Software Vertica Customer Statistic

10% of surveyed IT organizations purchased HPE Vertica over IBM Neteeza.

Case Study: Game Show Network, Llc

Introduction

This case study of Game Show Network, LLC is based on a February 2013 survey of HP Vertica customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Vertica has enabled us to run an unorthodox etl strategy based on generic columns which allows our engineers to quickly identify important data points and add that data to the datawarehouse without support from the BI team. It has also enabled us to run complex reports and load data much faster (orders of magnitude) than our legacy databases.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following pain points with the HPE Vertica Analytics Platform:
    • Slow or incomplete queries
    • The inability to analyze large volumes of data
    • Summarized or aggregated data, losing detail and insights
    • Existing data warehouse/data management infrastructure that could not handle Big Data

Use Case

  • Is implementing the following applications with HPE Vertica:
    • Promotional testing
    • Fraud monitoring/prevention
    • Financial tracking
    • Behavior analytics
    • Clickstream analyses
    • Customer analytics
    • Loyalty analysis
    • Predictive analytics
    • Campaign management
    • Machine/sensor data analysis
  • Currently managing 10 – 20 TB of data with HPE Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • Business Objects Crystal Reports
    • Microsoft Integrated Services
    • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
    • Tableau
    • Homegrown
    • web-based using javascript html5

Results

  • Values the following features in HPE Vertica software the most:
    • Extreme speed and performance
    • Simplicity
    • Standard SQL interface
    • Simultaneous loading and querying
    • Aggressive compression
    • Ease of interaction with existing BI tools through connectors and ODBC/JDBC
    • Optimizer and execution engine
  • Achieved the following with HPE Vertica software:
    • Faster analysis and reporting
    • The ability to load and analyze data concurrently
    • Greater business insight
    • Greater financial insight
    • Improved insight into customer behaviors
    • Increased amount and complexity of data analyzed
    • High availability for analytics systems
  • Is able to analyze 100 – 500% more data at one time with HPE Vertica.

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%
Business Objects Crystal Reports
11%
Business Objects xCelsius
2%
Cognos 8 BI
8%
GoldenGate TDM
2%
Hadoop
30%
IBM Data Stage
3%
Informatica – Data Replicator
2%
Informatica – Power Center
9%
JasperSoft
5%
Microsoft Integrated Services
8%
Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
9%
MicroStrategy
13%
Oracle
14%
Oracle GoldenGate
3%
Pentaho Kettle
14%
Pentaho Mondrian
5%
SAS
8%
Spotfire (TIBCO)
4%
SPSS
4%
Syncsort DMExpress
2%
Tableau
37%
Talend Open Studio
11%
Homegrown (please describe in Other)
20%

From TB to PB – wide range of data managed by Vertica customers

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

1PB +
3%
500 TB – 1 PB
2%
200 – 500 TB
4%
80 – 200 TB
6%
40 – 80 TB
3%
20 – 40 TB
12%
10 – 20 TB
12%
5 – 10 TB
15%
1 – 5 TB
26%
500 GB – 1 TB
9%
0 – 500 GB
10%

HPE Vertica provides real-time analysis and improves data availability

With Vertica, we were able to significantly improve the data load and query run times. This means near real time analysis and availability of data.

IT Manager, Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Case Study: Small Business Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer software company is based on a January 2014 survey of HP Software Vertica customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Vertica allows us to handle millions of records per day – both for loading and processing and also for fast analyzing.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following pain points with the HPE Vertica Analytics Platform:
    • 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
    • Performance limits with current system
    • The lack of business insight from data
    • The lack of connection between current BI/analytics initiatives and needs of business

Use Case

  • Is implementing the following applications with HPE Vertica:
    • Claims analysis
    • Behavior analytics
    • Network performance analysis
    • Customer analytics
    • Machine/sensor data analysis
  • Currently managing 20 – 40 TB of data with HPE Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • Oracle
  • Purchased HPE Vertica over the following vendors:
    • Oracle
    • SybaseIQ

Results

  • Values the following features in HPE Vertica software the most:
    • Extreme speed and performance
    • Standard SQL interface
    • High availability for analytics systems
  • Increased query performance by 100 – 500% through improvement in response time with HPE Vertica.
  • Can compress their data by > 50% with HPE Vertica.
  • Saved $0 – $100,000 in overall cost savings from using HPE Vertica.


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About HPE Software Big Data Solutions

With the HPE Vertica Analytics platform, Hewlett Packard Enterprise innovates in software, services and big data infrastructure to make data tangible for businesses, right now.

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