Teradata Data Lab Review
It has increased the speed of reporting

Primary Use Case

Data mart implementation for the insurance industry.

Improvements to My Organization

  • Increased the speed of reporting
  • More accurate data scientist answers

Valuable Features

  • Shared-nothing architecture
  • Recoverability

Room for Improvement

  • Cloud implementation
  • User-friendly products

Use of Solution

Three to five years.

Stability Issues

I have not encountered any issues with stability for Teradata solutions.

Scalability Issues

I have not encountered any issues with scalability for Teradata solutions.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Their level of technical support is adequate. It could be better.

Previous Solutions

We previously used Oracle, though not Exadata. We switched for better reporting performance.

Initial Setup

The initial setup was complex as we had to rewrite a lot of the code.

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

I would advise others to look into migration and setup as a fixed price and incorporate a SaaS option for other Teradata services.

Other Solutions Considered

We evaluated this product versus Oracle Exadata.

Other Advice

When looking into implementing this product, pricing is the main issue followed by technical expertise.

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

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