Vertica Review

We built a custom analytical tools on top of Vertica.

Valuable Features

  • HA Clustering
  • Speed / Performance

Improvements to My Organization

We're able to retrieve queries nearly instantaneous for our custom analytical tools we built on top of Vertica.

Room for Improvement

More frequent updates.

Use of Solution

1 year

Stability Issues


Scalability Issues


Customer Service and Technical Support

Very knowledgable team which has provided excellent documentation for every issue we've had to troubleshoot.

Previous Solutions

MonetDB -- unstable, frequent crashes.

Initial Setup

Straightforward, was able to get the database up fairly quickly with minimal effort.

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

We're still using the Community Edition (CE).

Other Solutions Considered

MonetDB, Cassandra, Amazon RedShift.

Other Advice

Great product, very mature and robust. Vertica is able to scale to meet our demands as we scale our business 10x.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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