TechValidate Research on Vertica

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638 Customers Surveyed

5,165 Data Points Collected

360 Published TechFacts

22 Published Charts

55 Published Case Studies



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Vertica means insanely high query performance!

What % have you improved query performance with Vertica?

Over 1,000%
6%
501 – 1,000%
18%
101 – 500%
36%
51 – 100%
25%
1 –50%
15%

Vertica Customer Testimonial

Outstanding Performance at a Fraction of the Cost

By utilizing Vertica, we are able to reduce our cost of ownership by ~80% in one case. The responsiveness of queries is outstanding and allows us to consider moving most of our core data to the platform.

Data Architect, Fortune 500 Telecommunications Services Company

Case Study: Conclusive Analytics

Introduction

This case study of Conclusive Analytics is based on a February 2014 survey of HP Software Vertica customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

  • Addressed the following pain points with the HPE Vertica Analytics Platform:
    • Slow or incomplete queries
    • The inability to analyze large volumes of data
    • The need to stop queries while loading new data

Use Case

  • Is implementing the following applications with HPE Vertica:
    • Financial tracking
    • Behavior analytics
    • Customer analytics
    • Loyalty analysis
    • Predictive analytics
    • Campaign management
  • Currently managing 1 – 5 TB of data with HPE Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
    • MicroStrategy
    • Tableau
  • Purchased HPE Vertica over the following vendors:
    • Microsoft

Results

  • Values the following features in HPE Vertica software the most:
    • Extreme speed and performance
    • Simplicity
    • Standard SQL interface
    • Simultaneous loading and querying
    • In-database analytics capabilities – R, C++
    • High availability for analytics systems
  • Increased query performance by 50 – 100% through improvement in response time with HPE Vertica.
  • Can compress their data by 25-40% with HPE Vertica.

Instant ROI with Vertica

Please estimate the overall cost savings from using Vertica achieved through – improved analytics and reporting productivity, reduced server and storage requirements, and ease of implementation.

Over $10,000,000
1%
$5,000,000 - $10,000,000
1%
$1,000,000 - $5,000,000
10%
$500,000 - $1,000,000
19%
$100,000 - $500,000
35%
$0 - $100,000
34%

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise 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.

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

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
    • 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 HPE 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 HPE Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • Hadoop
    • Pentaho Kettle
    • Pentaho Mondrian
  • Purchased HPE Vertica over the following vendors:
    • Hadoop
    • Home grown solution

Results

  • Values the following features in HPE 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 HPE Vertica.
  • Can compress their data by > 50% with HPE Vertica.
  • Saved $100,000 – $500,000 in overall cost savings from using HPE Vertica.

An IT Systems Analyst of a Global 500 Computer Hardware Company is very likely to recommend HPE Vertica for the following reason:

HPE Vertica fits in perfectly for a few use cases. It has very good documentation and excellent technical support.



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