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Vertica Analytics Platform

Vertica Analytics Platform

The Vertica Analytics Platform is Hewlett Packard (HP)-owned software for querying and analyzing massive data sets. It features real-time querying and loading, in-database analytics, columnar storage and execution and data compression. The Vertica Analytics Platform is one of a number of big-data solutions offered by HP, including ArcSight Logger and HAVEn.

Background
Founders: Michael Stonebraker and Andrew Palmer (Vertica)
CEO: Meg Whitman (HP)
Timeline
1939: HP founded
2005: Vertica founded as Stonebraker Systems, Inc.; Stonebraker Systems, Inc. changes its name to Vertica Systems
2010: Christopher Lynch appointed as president and chief executive officer of Vertica
2011: Vertica acquired by HP for $350 million.
2013: Version 7 of HP Vertica Analytics Platform, also called HP Vertica Crane, released

HP Vertica is headquartered is in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.