Vertica installation on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Vertica currently supported on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but not yet on 16.04.

But with a view hacks it will install on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS as well.

Install required packages

apt-get install mcelog dialog

Fake Debian version:<pre>

cp /etc/debian_version /etc/debian_version.org
echo "jessie/sid" > /etc/debian_version

Install Vertica

/opt/vertica/sbin/install_vertica --hosts 127.0.0.1 --failure-threshold NONE

Configure Vertica

sudo su - dbadmin
/opt/vertica/bin/adminTools

Have fun with Vertica Community Edition on Ubunut 16.04

One thought on “Vertica installation on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS”

  1. Which version of vertica did you install?
    Can you share your experience with vertica on ubuntu 16.04?

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