Amazon Redshift Competitors and Alternatives

The top Amazon Redshift competitors are
  • Snowflake Computing
  • Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse
  • Oracle Exadata
  • Teradata
  • Pivotal Greenplum
  • Vertica
  • Teradata Cloud Data Warehouse
  • SAP Business Warehouse
Read reviews of Amazon Redshift competitors and alternatives
Real User
Data Warehouse Architect at a consultancy
Mar 14 2018

What do you think of Netezza?

Primary Use Case: We use Netezza and Teradata in our project environment where I work as an admin and data modeler. • Valuable Features: Distribution concurrency control. • Room for Improvement: Concurrency limit needs to be increased somewhat. • Use of Solution: More than five years. • Stability Issues: Great stability in Netazza's Mako. • Scalability Issues: As of now, no issues with scalability. But like Teradata, we can’t add a node/SPU to the existing appliance. • Customer Service and Technical Support: I work with IBM PDA support. They are wonderful and fix issues in good time. • Previous Solutions: We used Teradata for Data Mart for certain applications but issues arose once the data setup grew. Using PDA, the issues were resolved. • Initial...
Romain Vilcoq
Real User
DBA - Oracle Exadata at a healthcare company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 29 2017

How has it helped my organization?

Database consolidation driving hardware and licensing cost reduction.

What needs improvement?

Complexity comes from patching the whole stack (firmware to database). If you have subscribed to a platinum support contract, Oracle will do it for you.

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

Public price is high, as usual with Oracle. You need to make a deal with Oracle sales.

What other advice do I have?

You should carefully plan your Gridisk/ASM disk layout, One big +DATA and +RECO, or one by database. Also think about your ORACLE_HOME: just one or many? Having several Oracle_Home... more»
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Micro Focus
Real User
Database Administrator (DBA) at a software R&D company with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 30 2016

What is most valuable?

The auto-distribution to all nodes for fault tolerance and query performance was pretty amazing.

How has it helped my organization?

Our data warehouse at the time was a multi-terabyte PostgreSQL cluster. It worked really well, but we wanted to increase the size to many TB's... more»

What needs improvement?

In the versions I worked with, if a majority of the nodes were being loaded under heavy, sustained rates the nodes would see some dramatic... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have used Greenplum and Postgres extensively. The latter is an excellent general-purpose database and is entirely suitable for most data... more»

What other advice do I have?

My advice is to clearly define your expectations, and benchmark performance in real-world-like environments. If you expect to be executing 100... more»

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