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Vertica DBA at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Sep 04 2016

What do you think of Vertica?

Valuable Features Analytical features are amazing, the integration is wonderful. • Improvements to My Organization It has helped us escalate, we need information almost real-time. • Room for Improvement Documentation, there are functions that are not documented. UDF SDK, I'd like to see a step by step simulator example in a manual. The read-me code is good, however, an example would be great for starters. • Use of Solution 3 years • Deployment Issues Yes, cluster migration takes time. • Stability Issues Yes, in data streaming ROS containers is a pain to work with. • Scalability Issues Not yet. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: It is good, they answer in good time. There are times that they really don't come with a proper...
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Teradata Team Leader at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 26 2017

What is most valuable?

The two types of partitioning have been very significant for us - row and columnar partitioning.

How has it helped my organization?

With the current machine we are able to eliminate the use of OLAP cubes and allow customer queries to run directly on the Teradata machine. We have now started running more profit generating activities on the Teradata machine, as opposed to... more»

What needs improvement?

Data synchronization to the DR site. My company’s management has to decide whether to invest in this area. This is more an internal issue at the company and definitely not a problem with the Teradata product. If we end up migrating to another... more»
Lead Administrator
Nov 20 2017

What is most valuable?

It enables us to consolidate, that's one thing. We have consolidated five databases into one box, so that definitely a cost-savings there. We migrated from ODS to X5-2, so that is one thing. The second thing of course are the extra features like the storage indexes. In short, the main feature that we take advantage of is the intelligence within the storage which makes it no longer a "dumb storage" server. That is another main thing. We did some PoC tests with our own data, and we were really getting 10x using Hybrid Columnar Compression, unique to Exadata, so some cost savings there. Those are the things. Performance has gotten better, less footprint, and consolidation.

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