TechValidate Research on Vertica

Case Study: Small Business Hospitality Company


This case study of a small business hospitality 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.

“Our organization uses HPE Vertica for Analysis of slot machine gameplay detail to optimize casino game mix and maximize revenue.”

“Yes, we would recommend HPE Vertica for its performance, data compression, and the ability to run on commodity hardware.”

“Performance is outstanding.”

“With HPE Vertica, we have created a competitive advantage for our sales teams by providing immediate insights into game performance and player behavior that was not available in our previous environment.”


  • Using HPE Vertica for the following:
    • Financial tracking
    • Behavior analytics
    • Predictive analytics
  • Replaced the following vendors with HPE Vertica:
    • IBM
    • Teradata

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: Microsoft Integration Services
    • ETL: Talend
    • BI: Microsoft Reporting Services
    • BI: Tableau


  • The following are the most valuable HPE Vertica capabilities:
    • Massive scalability on industry-standard hardware
    • Standard SQL interface
    • Superior compression
    • Ease of interaction with existing BI tools & ETL tools
  • Improved query performance by 101 – 500% with HPE Vertica.

About This Data

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