Amazon RDS Competitors and Alternatives

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Hendrik De Schinkel
Real User
Cloud Data Engineer at Programmads
Aug 05 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are that it's easy to use, simple, and user-friendly.

What needs improvement?

Better integration with other tools could improve this solution. For example, data analytics is very important, so that's why I go to BigQuery. They should make things more user-friendly, not… more»

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

It's really cheap. It wouldn't be more than, I believe it's around 50 euro per month for running a cloud SQL. There aren't any additional costs that I'm aware of.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I have previously worked with Microsoft and Amazon AWS. I switched because I just like Google. I think it's a great platform. The two main competitors are Microsoft and Amazon Web Services. Out of… more»

What other advice do I have?

Go for this solution because it gets the job done and it's cheap. You're up and running fast. That's what you want. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten. Not a perfect ten because nothing is… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I used Microsoft and Amazon and I also looked at Oracle, which is also an extraordinary company. When it comes to databases Oracle is very good. The problem with Oracle is that they're a bit of a… more»
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