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Case Study: Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd

Introduction

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

Challenges

  • Addressed the following pain points with the HPE Vertica Analytics Platform:
    • The inability to analyze large volumes of data
    • The prohibitive cost of adding capacity due to licensing or hardware
    • Performance limits with current system

Use Case

  • Is implementing the following applications with HPE Vertica:
    • Patient records analyses
    • Clinical data analyses
    • Machine/sensor data analysis
  • Currently managing 500 GB – 1 TB of data with HPE Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • Microsoft Integrated Services
    • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
    • Homegrown
    • Signals from Noise (sfn)

Results

  • Values the following features in HPE Vertica software the most:
    • Extreme speed and performance
    • Massive scalability on industry-standard hardware
    • Standard SQL interface
    • Aggressive compression
    • Ease of interaction with existing BI tools through connectors and ODBC/JDBC
    • High availability for analytics systems
  • Achieved the following with HPE Vertica software:
    • Faster analysis and reporting
    • A more interactive, conversational view of our data
    • Enhanced profitability
  • Increased query performance by 500 – 1,000% through improvement in response time with HPE Vertica.
  • Is able to analyze 100 – 500% more data at one time with HPE Vertica.




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