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NameVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
DescriptionCloud or on-premises 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 DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score19.29
Rank#38  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.vertica.com
Technical documentationvertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2005
Current release11.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Vertica Accelerator’s high-performance analytics and machine learning with SQL or Python is available as a managed service.
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRY
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 indexesNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-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 methodsno infoBi-directional Spark integration
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
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

Deploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises, clouds, containers. Offers high speed business intelligence, plus advanced analytics, in-database machine learning, geospatial, and time-series analytics.

Competitive advantages

Fast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages cloud or on-premises object stores for main repository. Broader analytical function set than any other database in class. No up-charge for broader set of functions, including machine learning, text analysis, geospatial, and time series analysis.

Typical application scenarios

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

Key customers

Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Bayer Climate Corps, Bla Bla Car, Broadpeak, Catch Media, Cardlytics, Climate Corporation, Criteo, Chevron Group, Choice Hotels, Datorama, deltaDNA, EasyData, Edx, Eliza Corporation, Empirix, Finansbank, Game Show Network, GoodData, Guess, hMetrix, HPE Nimble Storage, Integra Group, Inovvo, Jaguar, JSC ATS, Lamoda, Lancope, Matrimony.com, Maxcom, MD Insider, Ministry of Interior Spain, MTS India, New York Genome Center, NSoft, National Instruments, 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, Virgin Racing, Wandera, Wayfair, Westwing, World Wide Technology, Yellowpages, and more.

Licensing and pricing models

Cost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is fungible for multiple deployments.

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Vertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
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