Course overview

Partitioning Tables

Vertica provides an additional way of organizing your data for optimal query performance. ​Partitioning and segmentation are terms often used interchangeably for other databases, but they have completely separate goals in Vertica regarding data distribution.​

Online Course       


10 minutes   

Mark Whalley

Manager, Vertica Education
About Mark
From the early 1980s, Mark worked with Michael Stonebraker's Ingres RDBMS and then a number of column-store big data analytics technologies.
In 2016, he joined HPE Big Data Platform as a Systems Engineer specialising in Stonebraker’s Vertica.In September 2017 he followed Vertica as it merged into Micro Focus – one of the world’s largest pure-play software companies.
He is passionate about technology and frequently delivers talks  at the London, Cambridge and Munich Big Data & Machine Learning Meetups (of which he is the founder with its 4K+ members), the British Computer Society – Advanced Programming Specialist Group, Vertica Forums, the Institute for Analytics and Data Science at the University of Essex et al.
He is a technical blogger and author.