Before You Customize Reports

Before you start to customize Vertica for PPM reports, make sure the following environments are available:

  • Vertica database cluster
  • Vertica for PPM content pack

    For instructions on how to install Vertica for PPM content pack, refer to the Vertica for PPM Administrator Guide for Content Pack 1.0.

You also need to have ETL hands-on experience before customization.


  • To test the customization process, it is suggested that you run the sample content packs on a test environment first.
  • Do not use the production environment for testing or content development because content packs cannot be uninstalled.

You also need to obtain the sample content packs and understand the content pack structures by reading the following sections: