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Vertica vs other ETL Databases and more

Can I get some information or presentation/presentation link on how Vertica differentiates itself from its competitors like Greenplum and Netezza?


  • It would be good to understand product positioning and commercial benefits as well. Thanks
  • Hi!


    Find document like this(in public!) from other vendors and we will help you with creation for Vertica. 
  • Hi,

    I suggest going through HP Sales for this. They can better guide you with this document.
    I know they have it and maintain it with every release of Vertica.

    I can help you differentiate Vertica and Greenplum in brief


    1. Pure columnar
    2. No indexes
    3. No Master slave dependency
    4. Tables are logical and Projections are Physical ( My one liner for Vertica )
    5. High availability through K-safety feautre


    1. Not columnar
    2. Has indexes
    3. Master Slave node architecture
    4. Greenplum plays tricky on this, has two type of tables (Heap tables and Append only tables)
    5. No K-safety feature. But provides High availability

    Basically Greenplum can be said a descendant to PostgreSQL database in a MPP architecture.

    There are many more differences between Vertica and Greenplum , but cannot explain here on a detailed level.

    The Sales guys have a benchmarking report which you can ask for when it comes to Performance.

    Hope this helps.
  • Thanks Navin. How do I find out a contact HP Vertica Sales?
  • You can contact here [email protected] for any queries.

  • Hey Navin,

    It doesn't look like the email is working.

    Can you pls check?


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