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