Oracle Beehive Review

Highly available, secure, and performs well

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution as an autonomous Database Warehouse. It is built on the industry-proven and leading database, supports mixed workloads with unmatched performance, security, ease, and flexibility. It gives us fast query performance with zero effort.

How has it helped my organization?

We upgraded our customer from Oracle 10g to Oracle 12c and received feedback that they are very satisfied with the improvement in performance. We have gained the trust of the customer and this is a plus for us, as it will increase our sales.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features of this solution are that it is self-driving, self-securing, and self-repairing. It has a fully managed data warehouse cloud service. The network configuration, storage, database patching, upgrades, and more are taken care of for you. There is no customer DBA required.

Oracle always runs the latest security patches. Data at rest is encrypted by default using Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) and database clients use SSL/TLS 1.2 encrypted and mutually authenticated connections.

This solution has automated protection from downtime. High-availability is built into every component, and the backups are completely automated.

Oracle is multitenant, self-tuning, autonomous, maintains the database in memory, is highly available, and has good performance.

What needs improvement?

The price of licenses is high and should be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using Oracle Beehive for 25 years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Oracle Beehive is completely stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We are completely satisfied with the scalability of this solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

Technical support is excellent and we are completely satisfied with it.

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

We did not use another solution prior to this one.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

We received assistance from a third-party and the service was excellent.

What was our ROI?

We are satisfied with the ROI.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

My advice is to review the license prices, as they are considered high. Also, review Oracle's relationship with the partner after sales in regards to renewing the licenses.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did not evaluate other options before choosing Oracle Beehive.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?


If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

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