4 Feb 2019
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    Take Vertica and call me in the morning

    Last night, at 1:37 am, I found myself awake and thinking about Vertica. To anyone who knows me, this should come as no surprise...

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    28 Jan 2019
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    Don’t Get Stuck With a Technology Dinosaur

    If you were an appliance user before, it might be time to consider letting that fossil go, and move into the modern age of analytical database software with Vertica.

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    12 Dec 2018
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    The Power of Predictive

    The Big Data explosion has finally generated the volume and variety of data needed to take the next steps – predict and influence.

    by in Analytics & Big Data
    8 Oct 2018
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    Cloud Economics is coming down to Earth

    All of us need a sense of purpose, a reason to apply our energy and passion to something that matters. I wake up each morning with a mental list of key priorities, and a longer list of other tasks that are necessary but not nearly as important. I work hard to stay focused on what really matters, but I can’t deny that I often get distracted, leading to a lot of open Skype chat windows, email drafts, and an incomplete or…

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    26 Sep 2018
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    Predictive Analytics, AI and ML

    In today’s data-driven world, Business Intelligence has reached a highly evolved state where Big Data is a source of actionable insights and meaningful data visualizations in the form of interactive business dashboards.

    by in Analytics & Big Data
    30 Aug 2018
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    Who is #VerticaJim?

    You may notice that many of our Vertica #QuickTips posts are authored by Jim Knicely. So, who is the mysterious #VerticaJim? Learn more in this blog! 

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    Voltage SecureData Add On for Vertica

    With hacking, malware, ransomware and simple human errors surrounding us every day, security breaches are not an “if” but a “who” – and I don’t want that “who” to be any Vertica customer.  Plus, with the deluge of data privacy regulations, headlined by GDPR but including countries and states and industries with their own strict regulations, the risk of exposing personal and identifiable information is extreme.

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    24 Jul 2018
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    Convenience but at what cost?

    No one can deny that Data Warehousing as a Service (DWaaS) is impacting our customer conversations and I fully understand. After all, what could be better than simply handing over your data and letting someone else manage everything? All you need is a nice visualization tool that delivers the dashboards, reports and ad hoc queries right to the screen in front of you? 

    by in Analytics & Big Data
    16 Jul 2018
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    The Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Metering

    Data is being collected, but for many companies, that’s where the pipeline ends. Vertica is uniquely designed to save this important data from drowning.

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    2 Jul 2018
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    Cerner Wins TDWI Best Practices Award

    It’s amazing to see our customers ‘crush it’ when it comes to their implementation and best practices industry awards. That’s why I was so happy to hear that Cerner, a long-time Vertica customer, is the recipient of TDWI’s Best practices award for data warehouse. 

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