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Case Study: Quality Health

Introduction

This case study of Quality Health is based on a March 2013 survey of HP Vertica customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With Vertica we have eliminated the need for aggregate tables giving us instant access to the details and allowing us to segment our data using any business dimension instead of having to build data silos for different departments.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following pain points with the HPE Vertica Analytics Platform:
    • The inability to analyze large volumes of data
    • Summarized or aggregated data, losing detail and insights
    • The prohibitive cost of adding capacity due to licensing or hardware
    • Performance limits with current system
    • The lack of business insight from data
    • 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
    • Clickstream analyses
    • Customer analytics
    • Campaign management
  • 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:
    • Cognos 8 BI
    • Oracle GoldenGate
    • Pentaho Kettle
    • SPSS
    • Tableau

Results

  • Values the following features in HPE Vertica software the most:
    • Extreme speed and performance
    • Simplicity
    • Standard SQL interface
    • Simultaneous loading and querying
    • Database designer and administration tools
    • Ease of interaction with existing BI tools through connectors and ODBC/JDBC
    • Low total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Achieved the following with HPE Vertica software:
    • Faster analysis and reporting
    • Greater business insight
    • A more interactive, conversational view of our data
    • Increased amount and complexity of data analyzed
    • A reduction in database infrastructure costs
  • Increased query performance by 100 – 500% through improvement in response time with HPE Vertica.
  • Is able to analyze 500 – 1,000% more data at one time with HPE Vertica.




About This Data

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