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Case Study: Easy Data

Introduction

This case study of EasyData is based on a February 2014 survey of HP Software Vertica customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Customers of my company EasyData are the Telecommunication operators and financial institutions. Their main demands are: to get all the data “just in time,” not to have limits on the amount of data and storage time, to pay for their data support at a reasonable price, and to be confident in the reliability and performance of storage systems. Vertica provides all of this."

Challenges

  • Addressed the following pain points with the HPE Vertica Analytics Platform:
    • Slow or incomplete queries
    • The inability to analyze large volumes of data
    • The lack of concurrency limits access to data
    • The prohibitive cost of adding capacity due to licensing or hardware
    • The need to stop queries while loading new data
    • 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:
    • Fraud monitoring/prevention
    • Financial tracking
    • Behavior analytics
    • Network performance analysis
    • Customer analytics
    • Machine/sensor data analysis
  • Currently managing 20 – 40 TB of data with HPE Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • Business Objects Crystal Reports
    • Oracle GoldenGate
    • Tableau
    • Talend Open Studio
    • GETL
  • Purchased HPE Vertica over the following vendors:
    • Microsoft
    • SybaseIQ

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
    • Simultaneous loading and querying
    • Ease of interaction with existing BI tools through connectors and ODBC/JDBC
    • High availability without hardware redundancy
    • Optimizer and execution engine
    • Workload management
    • Flexibility
    • Low total cost of ownership (TCO)
    • High availability for analytics systems
  • Increased query performance by 100 – 500% through improvement in response time with HPE Vertica.
  • Can compress their data by 40-50% with HPE Vertica.
  • Saved $100,000 – $500,000 in overall cost savings from using HPE Vertica.




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