June 20, 2011

The Vertica story (with soundbites!)

I’ve blogged separately that:

And of course you know:

*Similar things seem true of ParAccel, but most of the other serious columnar analytic DBMS aren’t actually MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) yet. More precisely, they have  shared-everything architectures, especially on the storage level.

** Vertica says it has a “staggering” pipeline now that it’s been with HP for a few months.  I also gather that the post-merger HP/Vertica appliance product line formally rolled out last week.

As for product maturity:

But here’s something I hadn’t fully realized — Vertica claims concurrent usage as a competitive strength. By this I mean:

This is all consistent with a user example I blogged about last year.

That said, while Vertica introduced respectable workload management features in Vertica 4.0, its main claim to concurrency is simply speed — if each query ends quickly, you never have to execute all that many of them at once.

Anyhow, there will (or at least should be) articles written about Vertica 5.0, and I may not be that easy to find for comment, what with Enzee Universe and all. So here are a few Vertica soundbites:

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3 Responses to “The Vertica story (with soundbites!)”

  1. Vertica as an analytic platform | DBMS 2 : DataBase Management System Services on June 20th, 2011 1:17 am

    [...] Vertica 5.0 is coming out today, and delivering the down payment on Vertica’s analytic platform strategy. In Vertica lingo, there’s now a Vertica SDK (Software Development Kit), featuring Vertica UDT(F)s* (User-Defined Transform Functions). Vertica UDT syntax basics start:  [...]

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