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NameVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
DescriptionColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score22.07
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2005
Current releaseVertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
More information provided by the system vendor
Vertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristics

Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability, ANSI SQL, Cloud & On-prem, Separation of compute and storage, Advanced analytics, In-database machine learning, Geospatial analytics, Time series analytics

Competitive advantages

Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in place. Users report SQL queries run up to 500 times faster than traditional databases. First databases to offer in-database machine learning

Typical application scenarios

Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk management, Data Warehouse modernization, IoT analytics, Customer behavior analytics

Key customers

Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport, Bares-Jewish Hospital, Bla Bla Car, Broadpeak, Catch Media, Cardlytics, Cerner, Climate Corporation, Criteo, Chevron Group, Choice Hotels, Datorama, deltaDNA, EasyData, Edx, Eliza Corporation, Empirix, Finansbank, Game Show Network, GoodData, Guess, hMetrix, Integra Group, Intuit, Inovvo, JSC ATS, Lamoda, Lancope, Matrimony.com, Maxcom, MD Insider, Ministry of Interior Spain, Monsanto, MTS India, Nimble Storage, New York Genome Center, NSoft, Optimal Plus, Playtika, Propeller Ads, Pulselight, RedPharma, Retail Solutions, RingCentral, Sandvine, Segment Of One (SO1), Sibur. Simpli.fi, SkyIT, Spirent, Sportium, Suunto, SysMech, Taboola, Tapjoy, Telia Eesti AS, The Trade Desk, ThinkData Works, Trane, Tuenti, Uber, Virgin Racing, Wandera, Wayfair, Westwing, World Wide Technology, Yellowpages, and more.

Licensing and pricing models

Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available

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Vertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Recent citations in the news

Comprehensive Report on Database Management Software Market 2020 | Size, Growth, Demand, Opportunities & Forecast To 2026 | Actian Corporation, iWay Software, Embarcadero Technologies, MetaMatrix, HP (Vertica System)
28 November 2020, The Market Feed

Global Data Warehouse Management Software Market 2020-2026 Key Companies Analysis with Market Opportunities – EMC Corporation, Vertica Systems, Hewlett-Packard, Astera Software
24 November 2020, The Courier

Complicated and competitive: How Vertica navigates today's intricate world of database management
21 April 2020, SiliconANGLE

Micro Focus announces major update to its Vertica data analytics platform
31 March 2020, SiliconANGLE

Vertica survives software industry turmoil to emerge as key cloud and big data player
13 April 2020, SiliconANGLE

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