TechValidate Research on Vertica

Case Study: Conclusive Analytics


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.


  • 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


  • 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.

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