TechValidate Research on Vertica

Case Study: Large Enterprise Computer Services Company


This case study of a large enterprise computer services company is based on a February 2016 survey of HPE Vertica customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We are using HPE Vertica to improve query performance in analytic processes and to integrate it with several applications using Hadoop.”

“I will recommend it to my co-workers so that they can implement solutions that require critical analytics solutions and solid data warehouse improvement.”

“With HPE Vertica, the query performance of the data warehouse process has been increased successfully. There are several requirements in the company focused on analytics process that will be using HPE Vertica as part of new infrastructures.”

“HPE Vertica has a very good performance and some advantages over their competitors. Also, it has good integrations with BigData.”


  • Uses HPE Vertica for the following:
    • Customer analytics
    • Loyalty analytics
    • Predictive analytics
    • Campaign management
    • Enterprise Data Warehouse optimization
  • Replaced the following vendors with HPE Vertica:
    • HPE Vertica is our primary solution

Use Case

  • Currently manages 6 – 20 TB of data with HPE Vertica.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), Visualization and/or ETL tools in their environment with HPE Vertica:
    • ETL: Hadoop
    • ETL : Informatica – Power Center
    • BI: Qlikview/QlikSense
  • Uses the following Advanced Analytics and/or Replication tools in their environment with HPE Vertica:
    • I don’t know if we’re using advanced analytics or not.


  • The following are the most valuable HPE Vertica capabilities:
    • Massive scalability on industry-standard hardware
    • Standard SQL interface
    • Simultaneous loading and querying
    • Database designer and administration tools
    • Ease of interaction with existing BI tools & ETL tools

About This Data

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