April 25, 2009

Vertica pricing and customer metrics

Since last fall, Vertica’s stated pricing has been “$100K per terabyte of user data.” Vertica hastens to point out that unlike, for example, appliance vendors or Sybase, it only charges for deployment licenses; development and test are free (although of course you have to Bring Your Own hardware). Offer the past few weeks, I’ve gotten other pricing comments from Vertica to the effect that:

I didn’t press my luck and ask exactly what “average” means in this context.

As for customers, metrics I got include:

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4 Responses to “Vertica pricing and customer metrics”

  1. eBay’s two enormous data warehouses | DBMS2 -- DataBase Management System Services on April 30th, 2009 6:14 am

    [...] Vertica has a couple of unnamed customers with databases in the 200 terabyte range. [...]

  2. Per-terabyte pricing | DBMS2 -- DataBase Management System Services on June 8th, 2009 4:54 am

    [...] DBMS vendors sometimes price per terabyte of user data.  Vertica’s list price is $100K/TB. Greenplum’s list price is $70K/TB. In practice, both offer substantial discounts, especially [...]

  3. Vertica customer notes | DBMS2 -- DataBase Management System Services on July 16th, 2009 3:41 pm

    [...] talked a bit about the Vertica customer base.  That’s listed as 86 at the end of Q2, up from 74 in Q1. That’s pretty small growth compared with Q1, which Dave didn’t fully explain. But [...]

  4. Vertica customer notes | DBMS2 -- DataBase Management System Services on July 16th, 2009 3:41 pm

    [...] talked a bit about the Vertica customer base.  That’s listed as 86 at the end of Q2, up from 74 in Q1. That’s pretty small growth compared with Q1, which Dave didn’t fully explain. But [...]

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