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HP expands Vertica Analytics big data platform

29/05/2014 by


HP announced Wednesday the next release of its HP Vertica Analytics Platform, HP Vertica Dragline.

HP said Dragline addresses big data challenges like rapid data gathering, exploration and organisation.

New features of the platform include:

  • Integration with Project Maverick, enhancing speed and performance;
  • Dynamic workload management to adapt to query complexities;
  • Expanded SQL-on-Hadoop exploration and cost-optimised storage;
  • Sentiment analysis engine for tweets or any short pieces of freeform text, as well as geospatial analytic enhancements;
  • And Text Search for search-based analytics on a range of text data, including machine logs and sentiment analysis of short text, such as tweets or product reviews.

“Our goal continues to be maximising the value of every organization’s most strategic asset — its data,” said Colin Mahony, vice president and general manager of Vertica for HP. “HP Vertica Dragline lets organisations store data in a cost-optimised manner, exploring it quickly and effectively using well-known SQL-based tools, and, most importantly, providing the customer insights and operational advantages to everyone with blazing-fast speed, accuracy and security.”

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