TechValidate Research on Micro Focus Vertica

Case Study: Evidon


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

“Vertica has been incredibly performant for us and allows us to aggregate an almost raw form of our data into useable reports in near real time. Standard SQL and JDBC support allows us to easily tie it into our Java reporting API without any custom code specific to Vertica.”


  • Addressed the following pain points with the HPE Vertica Analytics Platform:
    • The prohibitive cost of adding capacity due to licensing or hardware

Use Case

  • Is implementing the following applications with HPE Vertica:
    • Behavior analytics
    • Customer analytics
  • Currently managing 1 – 5 TB of data with HPE Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • Hadoop
    • Homegrown
    • Custom built REST API built in Java with graphing capabilities


  • Values the following features in HPE Vertica software the most:
    • Extreme speed and performance
    • Massive scalability on industry-standard hardware
    • Standard SQL interface
    • Simultaneous loading and querying
    • High availability for analytics systems
  • Achieved the following with HPE Vertica software:
    • Faster analysis and reporting
    • The ability to load and analyze data concurrently
    • High availability for analytics systems
  • Increased query performance by 100 – 500% through improvement in response time with HPE Vertica.
  • Is able to analyze 10 – 50% more data at one time with HPE Vertica.
  • Saved $0 – $100,000 in overall cost savings from using HPE Vertica.

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