Vertica is described as 'grid-based, column-oriented database designed to manage large, fast-growing volumes of data and provide very fast query performance when used for data warehouses and'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Vertica for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, the Web and BSD. The best alternative is PostgreSQL, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Vertica are MySQL Community Edition (Free, Open Source), MongoDB (Free), Microsoft SQL Server (Freemium) and RethinkDB (Free, Open Source).
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