IBM Netezza Performance Server Review

The cost-based analysis of query by optimization, it makes query execution faster and provides enough scope to DBA to improve queries.


What is most valuable?

With a field-programmable gate array, it has the capabilities to do arithmetic calculations at memory level. Also, the cost-based analysis of query by optimization, it makes query execution faster and provides enough scope to DBA to improve queries.

What needs improvement?

In my opinion the product is the best for the purpose it has been built.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for six years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

Not much, IBM guys are quite professional and ready to help with every bit and piece.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Not much, IBM guys are quite professional and ready to help with every bit and piece.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Not much, IBM guys are quite professional and ready to help with every bit and piece.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

The level of customer service is good.

Technical Support:

The level of technical support is good.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I've never used any other solutions.

How was the initial setup?

Initial setup is pretty straightforward, as IBM provides ramp-up training through in-house training and assigns a technical account manager to make faster resolution of queries.

What about the implementation team?

Both ways, as the box got setup by us and IBM provided a huge set of documents, which made life easier.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before buying the physical product from IBM, there is an option to use the solution in the cloud to perform a POC and get your stats ready with actual data for better analysis of your investment.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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