Apache Spark Competitors and Alternatives

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Consultant
Senior Information Management Consultant at a retailer with 51-200 employees
Sep 25 2016

What do you think of Netezza Analytics?

Valuable Features There is minimal on-going maintenance. • Improvements to My Organization There were some reports we couldn't get because of performance, but with Netezza we could get more of them. • Room for Improvement It needs a better in-house development tool. • Use of Solution I've used it for three years. • Deployment Issues Functions are difficult to deploy. • Stability Issues No issues encountered. • Scalability Issues No issues encountered. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: 7/10. Technical Support: 7/10. • Previous Solutions Our customers mostly switch from traditional RDMs to appliances. • Initial Setup It is very easy to setup. • Implementation Team We used an in-house vendor who were 8/10. ...
Real User
Global Product Development at a healthcare company
Jul 10 2017

What is most valuable?

The scalability and user experience are the most valuable features for us. We have top-tier hospitals using IBM Streams for healthcare analytics.

How has it helped my organization?

The OEM Solution (Excel-medical.com) running on top of IBM Steams provides real-time clinical algorithms that can give better insight into the patient's acuity, thus cutting off time to discharge patients and inversely making sure that sick... more»

What needs improvement?

The price and versatility of this product need to improve - it is not inexpensive. Its a very elaborate product - we have a 10 seat installation in Singapore- but it cost $1M and was missing the ability to program in Python. This was... more»
Real User
Software Engineer at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 11 2017

What is most valuable?

We are a research institution and use NiFi for its easy Java extensibility, built-in provenance capturing, and graphical web interface.

How has it helped my organization?

We are replacing a custom built Java data ingestion system that over time had become difficult to maintain and was brittle. NiFi allows us to organize our ingestion as the directed graphs and provides a useful GUI, that can be used to... more»

What needs improvement?

Most of our data is binary and we frequently must write our own processors. Also, there is no support for the stateful operations that require information from other data flows or look-up tables.

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