Apache Hadoop Competitors and Alternatives

The top Apache Hadoop competitors are
  • Pivotal Greenplum
  • Oracle Exadata
  • Snowflake Computing
  • Vertica
  • SAP IQ
  • Netezza
  • Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse
  • Oracle Big Data Appliance
Read reviews of Apache Hadoop competitors and alternatives
Kapil Sharma
Real User
Technical Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Aug 12 2018

What is most valuable?

Being an appliance, the best features are its analytics and the performance level. The underlying hardware that IBM provides with this appliance... more»

What needs improvement?

It really serves its purpose. It meets the need for performance, it meets the need for robustness, and it also serves as a perfect data... more»

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

Netezza is a costly solution. It does serve a specific purpose but it's costlier than what's available in the market, if you go to the cloud.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Netezza was the first one which we incorporated and started using heavily. Before that, we did test the other data warehousing technology but it... more»

What other advice do I have?

My client is looking towards replacing Neteeza with one of the up and coming warehousing solutions like Presto. They don't want the in-house or... more»
Mohamed Ali Mohamed
Real User
Statistics Analyst at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 06 2017

What is most valuable?

Workload offloading to the cell layer : Exadata is Oracle's engineered system which SW and HW are compatible and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Exadata accelerates the performance to whole applications in the environment at least by 2-3x times than the old... more»

What needs improvement?

* The integration between Exadata and Enterprise Cloud Manager should be included out of the box by default and should... more»

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

At first glance, it is expensive because it contains many HW and SW components and provides high availability, as you... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We previously used normal HW, then moved to VMware, then moved to Exadata to get good performance and consolidated... more»

What other advice do I have?

The team should be familiar with RAC; some HW and network knowledge. The team should understand the new Exadata SW... more»
SeniorSa6ed4
Real User
Senior SAP SYBASE/SQL SERVER DBA at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jul 20 2017

What do you think of SAP IQ?

Valuable Features: Valuable features for us include the compression, speed, fast response time, and easy object maintenance. • Improvements to My Organization: It has provided us with cube query and faster data upload time. • Room for Improvement: I think the universe should be part of the Sybase IQ tool set. • Use of Solution: We have been using the solution for about 10 years. • Stability Issues: Sybase IQ is very stable. However, during earlier stages when the server crashes, you need Sybase technical support to help you out. • Scalability Issues: We did not encounter any issues with scalability. • Customer Service and Technical Support: The experts on Sybase IQ were very few in number, but they were really knowledgeable. • Previous Solutions: I...

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