Amazon RDS Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Chief Innovation Officer at Viscosity North America
Feb 06 2018

What is most valuable?

Being able to go to go to the website: cloud.oracle.com/tryit and get $300 in free trial credits is a great way to explore the technology. The cloud is something accelerates efforts to interface with Big Data and IOT, but it takes an educated... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I think some of the biggest benefits is if there's a consolidation potential, or putting things up in the cloud where I can consolidate many databases into one. Also a location potential is helpful; if I have customers in Germany and China... more»

What needs improvement?

Features that people want the most are already there. One of them is Oracle In-Memory which allows you to put things in a columnar data store in memory with Oracle's 12c (12.1.0.2+). You could have an in-memory database. You could have... more»
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Microsoft
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Real User
Software Architect at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Aug 02 2017

What is most valuable?

* Memory-optimized tables * Elastic scale * Azure portal management tools

How has it helped my organization?

Some customers' applications require very large tables (large number of records). Here are examples of how this solution helped them: * Performance of memory-optimized tables in SQL Azure exceeds that of an on premise SQL Server * Microsoft... more»

What needs improvement?

SQL Azure only supports distributed transactions with other instances of SQL Azure. This has been an obstacle for us.
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Virtustream
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Vendor
Solutions Architect / Cloud Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jan 19 2018

What is most valuable?

All three components of the vCloud Air are equally valuable and important, i.e., IaaS, DaaS. Disaster Recovery is also a great feature that is affordable and easy to use. Disaster Recovery is a great component of the vCloud Air, where you can... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The projects that I have delivered on vCloud Air solution for internal VDI desktops and servers during a data center relocation. * DR to be cloud-based using the Replication-as-a-Service to protect around 100 VMs. * Active-passive setup for... more»

What needs improvement?

* I feel the user interface/portal can be improved further. I did experience timeout issues and the UI was performing slowly at times. * Multiple recovery of VMs in the cloud are limited to around 8-10 VMs at a time. I know there have been... more»

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