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NameNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoOpenText™ Vertica™  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsCloud or off-cloud analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.59
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score10.06
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzawww.vertica.com
Technical documentationvertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperIBMOpenText infopreviously Micro Focus and Hewlett Packard
Initial release20002005
Current release12.0.3, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux infoincluded in applianceLinux
Data schemeyesYes, but also semi-structure/unstructured data storage, and complex hierarchical data (like Parquet) stored and/or queried.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesyesNo Indexes Required. Different internal optimization strategy, but same functionality included.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersnoyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno infoBi-directional Spark integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Netezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMVertica infoOpenText™ Vertica™
Specific characteristicsDeploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy off-cloud,...
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Competitive advantagesFast, scalable, and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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Netezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMVertica infoOpenText™ Vertica™
Recent citations in the news

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