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Try out the new Vertica Community Edition Virtual Machine!

This blog post was authored by Kathy Taylor. New to Vertica? Wondering where to start? Why not start with our new 8.1.1 Community Edition VM? It’s free! Just download the VM and start it up in a VM player on your PC. Open the User Guide, start the exercises, and off you go! You’ll be […]

What’s New in Vertica 9.0: Security and Authentication

This blog post was authored by Phil Molea. Multi-realm Support Vertica 9.0 introduces multi-realm support for Kerberos authentication. This allows you to assign a different realm so that users from another realm can authenticate to Vertica. At times, customers may store users in a protected directory server (AD or Linux KDC) for their trusted realm. […]

What’s New in Vertica 9.0: Google Cloud Platform

This blog post was authored by Chris Daly. Announcing Vertica availability in Google Cloud Platform With the release of Vertica 9.0, the team at Micro Focus has brought you a ton of new updates and enhancements that are certainly worthy of getting excited about! If you haven’t had a chance, you should check out the […]

What’s New in Management Console 9.0

This blog post was authored by Lisa Donaghue. In Vertica 9.0, Management Console (MC) provides tools to provision and manage clusters and databases on an AWS environment. You can get started easily with a guided Cluster Creation wizard on AWS. The new Fast Tasks page introduces new users to a few fundamental MC tasks to […]

Machine Learning Mondays: Vertica 9.0 Cheat Sheet

This blog post was authored by Vincent Xu. Vertica 9.0 is out and here is the updated Vertica machine learning cheat sheet. Vertica 9.0 introduces a slew of new machine learning features including one-hot encoding, Lasso regression, cross validation, model import/export, and many more. See the cheat sheet for examples of how to use the […]

Blog Post Series: Using Vertica to Track Commercial Aircraft in near Real Time

Part One: Project OverviewThis blog post was authored by Mark Whalley. Project Overview This post presents an overview of an ongoing series that focuses on using Vertica, Raspberry Pi, and Apache Kafka to track commercial aircraft in near-real time. Often, users try to comprehend the many advanced capabilities of Vertica. Doing so can present some […]

What’s New in Vertica 9.0: Machine Learning Enhancements

This blog post was authored by Soniya Shah. Vertica 9.0 introduces new functionality that continues to match our goals for fast-paced development of the existing machine learning functions. In this release, we introduce two new summary functions, support for cross validation, support for one hot encoding, and the ability to import and export your models […]

Vertica Deep Dive Comes to Boston: #OwnTheNew

This blog post was authored by Sarah Lemaire. Two weeks after the successful Deep Dive in Los Angeles, Boston-area Vertica users had the unique opportunity to meet with Sumeet Keswani and Shrirang Kamat from the Vertica Customer Experience Team. These two Vertica experts offered attendees tips for managing their Vertica environment for maximum performance. These […]

What’s New in Vertica 9.0: Reading Parquet and ORC from S3

This blog post was authored by Monica Cellio. Parquet and ORC are widely-used Hadoop columnar file formats. Because these formats are columnar, they perform extremely well when queried as external tables in Vertica. Vertica queries implement column selection, predicate pushdown, and partition pruning. Vertica has supported reading Parquet and ORC data from HDFS or from […]

Vertica 9

Continuing our quest for the perfect big data analytics platformThis blog post was authored by Steve Sarsfield. The Vertica development team has just released Version 9.0. With every major release it gives me time to not only look back and see what was developed this cycle, but a look at the entire timeline. I joined […]