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DescriptionColumn-oriented Analytics DBMS
Database modelRelational DBMS
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Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Technical documentationmy.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica
DeveloperHewlett-Packard Development Company Vertica was acquired by HP in 2011
Current release7.1.x, June 2015
License Commercial or Open Sourcecommercial Limited community edition free
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyes Unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yes
Secondary indexesno The data is already stored column by column. To increase query performance 'projections' can be used.
SQL Support of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes nearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Supported programming languagesC++
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes with Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
User concepts Access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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GE's venture arm invests in Cambridge big data startup Tamr
18 May 2017, Boston Business Journal

HPE adapts Vertica analytical database to world with Hadoop, Spark
1 September 2016, TechTarget

HPE sells Vertica analytics, thanks to the growth of open source software
15 September 2016, TechTarget

Zoomdata Introduces Smart Connector for Vertica Advanced Analytics Database from HPE
16 March 2017, insideBIGDATA

HPE updates Vertica, boosts machine learning features in Haven OnDemand
30 August 2016, ZDNet

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