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Vertica Big Data Conference 2014
Boston, August 11-14, 2014

Pre Conference Training

Training

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These training sessions will help you understand and better work with the Vertica Analytics Platform. We suggest selecting the appropriate classes, per each time slot offered and experience level, to maximize your knowledge. Class sizes have been specifically designed to encourage a dynamic interaction.

Monday, August 11
Availability: Be sure to register early as spaces are limited per session

To be able to attend any of these sessions you will need to select these sessions when you register.


Architecture overview

See how HP Vertica’s fundamental design makes your data safe and your analytics lightning fast!

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Prerequisite: None
Sessions: 9am-10:30am, 1pm-2:30pm
Duration: 90 minutes
Capacity per session:
100 for the first session, 50 for the second session


Advanced Projection Design

Need to build some customized projections?  Want to learn to tune the projections you have to help optimize your joins and groupbys?  Come to this informative session on creating and/or tweaking projections to optimize your system.

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Prerequisite: 2+ months hands on experience in HP Vertica
Sessions:
9am-10:30am, 3pm-4:30pm
Duration: 
90 minutes
Capacity per session
20


Management Console

Get a tour of our upgraded Management Console where you can monitor your cluster, analyze your queries, run the database designer, set common system parameters, and more.

Prerequisite: None
Sessions: 
10:45am-12:00pm, 1pm-2:30pm, 3pm-4:30pm
Duration: 
90 minutes
Capacity per session
50


Resource Management

Is node recovery too slow?  Are your queries not getting enough resources?  Are some queries hogging all the resources?  Learn about the parameters you can use to adjust HP Vertica’s resource usage.

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Prerequisite: 2+ months hands on experience in HP Vertica
Sessions: 
10:45am-12:00pm, 3pm-4:30pm
Duration: 
90 minutes
Capacity per session
30 for first workshop, 50 for second workshop


Database Designer

Come see what you are missing.  What is this database designer that HP talks about?  What can it do for me and how do I use it?

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Prerequisite: None required. Familiarity with table structure and projections is helpful
Sessions: 
10:45am-12:00pm, 3pm-4:30pm
Duration: 
90 minutes
Capacity per session
40


HP Vertica Analytics

Learn what a few of HP Vertica’s unique analytic commands can do for you and the value they provide to your organization.

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Prerequisite: Familiarity with the Analytic OVER clause is helpful
Sessions: 
10:45am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-2:30pm, 3pm-4:30pm
Duration: 
90 minutes
Capacity per session
20


Query Performance Tuning

Have some troublesome queries? Let us share some common causes and help you improve your query speed.

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Prerequisite: 2+ months hands on experience in HP Vertica
Sessions: 
9:00am-10:30am, 10:45am-12:15pm, 1pm-2:30pm
Duration: 
90 minutes
Capacity per session
20