Vertica Review

Its scalability has enabled Pythian's clients to manage data with agility and scale accordingly.

What is our primary use case?

It has performed well for the analytical and data warehousing performance. It has enabled scalability and has added value to the business.

How has it helped my organization?

Its analytics has enabled Pythian's clients to get the business insights as quick as they wanted. Its lower maintenance has also improved the ROI.

What is most valuable?

HPE Vertica is a unique solution as it handles a huge magnitude of data with matchless speed and simplicity. One feature, which has really benefited us, is the scalability offered by Vertica as it has enabled Pythian's clients to manage data with agility.

What needs improvement?

The documentation could be improved with more examples of commands and step-by-step scenarios.

For how long have I used the solution?

Three to five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

There were no stability issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

There were no scalability issues.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is good, although it could be improved in terms of the response time and skill-set.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?


How was the initial setup?

The setup was pretty straightforward as it doesn't take much; if you plan your infrastructure right, then it is a breeze.

What about the implementation team?


What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Read the fine print carefully.

What other advice do I have?

First, analyze your business requirements and if the analytics, scalability, and lower maintenance are your requirements then go for HPE Vertica.

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