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Case Study: Attensity

Introduction

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

“By moving to Vertica, we are able to get past previous data size limits and scale as needed to handle ongoing data growth.”

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 prohibitive cost of adding capacity due to licensing or hardware
    • 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 HPE Vertica:
    • Claims analyses
    • Fraud monitoring/prevention
    • Customer analytics
    • Predictive analytics
  • Currently managing 20 – 40 TB of data with HPE Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • Homegrown
    • Attensity Analyze

Results

  • Values the following features in HPE Vertica software the most:
    • Extreme speed and performance
    • Massive scalability on industry-standard hardware
    • Simplicity
    • Standard SQL interface
    • Ease of interaction with existing BI tools through connectors and ODBC/JDBC
    • High availability without hardware redundancy
  • Achieved the following with HPE Vertica software:
    • Faster analysis and reporting
    • A more interactive, conversational view of our data
    • Increased amount and complexity of data analyzed
    • A reduction in database infrastructure costs
    • Ease of adding additional database capacity
  • Increased query performance by 500 – 1,000% through improvement in response time with HPE Vertica.
  • Is able to analyze 500 – 1,000% more data at one time with HPE Vertica.




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