TechValidate Research on Vertica

Vertica Case Study



This case study of Ringcentral is based on a July 2017 survey of Vertica customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Vertica is a very stable and efficient system. I’ve had the experience to work with the system when some nodes of cluster are down.”


The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Vertica:

  • Replaced the following vendors with Vertica:
    • Apache Spark
    • Cloudera
    • MySQL
    • Oracle

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Vertica that the surveyed company uses:

  • Implemented the following use cases with Vertica:
    • Machine/sensor data analysis (Internet of Things)
    • Traditional business tracking (ERP, CRM)
    • Communication and network performance analytics
  • Manages 6 – 100 TB of data with Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), Visualization, ETL, and/or analytics tools in their environment with Vertica:
    • ETL: Hadoop
    • ETL: Oracle Data Integrator
    • ETL: Talend


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Vertica:

  • Benefited from the following Vertica Software capabilities:
    • Massive scalability on industry-standard hardware
    • Standard SQL interface
    • Database Designer and administration tools
    • Workload management
  • Reduced their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) by 26-50% after using Vertica.
  • Improved their query performance by over 50x with Vertica.
  • Achieved 51 – 100% return on investment (ROI) as a result of implementing Vertica.

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Vertica by TechValidate.

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