Vertica Excavator (7.2) Released


After being officially announced August 11 at the HP Big Data Conference, the Vertica “Excavator” release is finally here.

At the conference features such as data streaming with Kafka, machine log text search, open source flex table libraries were announced. The most exciting feature, Kafka Integration, is at the top of our list. Let’s highlight some of the other new features of this release.

See New Features documentation for more on features introduced in this released. For resolved issues, see release notes. Expect feature based posts in the near future.

The release is available for download through the Vertica Community Portal.

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Norbert Krupa

Norbert is the founder of and a Solutions Engineer at Talend. He is an HP Accredited Solutions Expert for Vertica Big Data Solutions. He has written the Vertica Diagnostic Queries which aim to cover monitoring, diagnostics and performance tuning. The views, opinions, and thoughts expressed here do not represent those of the user's employer.

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