Teradata Review

Viewpoint, the detailed query logs and performance statistics are valuable features.


What is most valuable?

Viewpoint, the detailed query logs and performance statistics are valuable features. As a specialist for Teradata Performance, I find this data valuable for system tuning and query tuning.

How has it helped my organization?

Our enterprise data warehouse (EDW) runs on Teradata and it is the single version of truth for management decision-making and reporting.

What needs improvement?

The SQL Assistant is very basic. This tool can be improved for usability.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used this solution for around ten years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

There were no stability issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

There were no scalability issues.

How is customer service and technical support?

Technical support is good.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We have used Teradata since day one.

How was the initial setup?

The setup was complex, but the work was outsourced to the Teradata Professional Services.

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

Teradata is not cheap, but you get what you pay for.

A cost-benefit analysis (CBA) needs to be done by the customers so as to make sure it serves the intended purpose.

What other advice do I have?

Have a long-term vision, the ROI will not come in the short-term.

A cost-benefit analysis (CBA) needs to be done by the customers so as to make sure it serves the intended purpose.

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