I just noticed the following information in the Release Notes for Vertica 6.1.2. This is great new for the CE users out there!
HP Vertica Community Edition
In HP Vertica Release 6.1.2, Hewlett Packard introduces an expanded HP Vertica Community Edition, the free download version of the HP Vertica Analytics Platform.
The Community Edition remains limited to three nodes and up to 1TB of data. However, Community Edition customers now have access to the following features previously available only in the HP Vertica Enterprise Edition:
- 1. Backup/restore
3. Disaster recovery
4. Workload Analyzer
5. Informatica Connector
6. External tables
7. Client drivers on all enterprise platforms
8. Management Console