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"The pricing for Snowflake is competitive.""It is not cheap.""You pay based on the data that you are storing in the data warehouse and there are no maintenance costs.""The whole licensing system is based on credit points. You can also make a license agreement with the company so that you buy credit points and then you use them. What you do not use in one year can be carried over to the next year.""Pricing can be confusing for customers."

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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the snapshot database. In one second, you can just take a snapshot of the database for test purposes.
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21st
out of 32 in Data Warehouse
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13
Average Words per Review
570
Avg. Rating
8.4
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Overview
ParAccel's analytic platform accelerates and improves organization's decision making and opens the door for innovation, growth, and a sustainable competitive advantage.

Snowflake provides a data warehouse built for the cloud, delivering a solution capable of solving problems for which legacy, on-premises and cloud data platforms were not designed.

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Amazon, The Royal Bank of Scotland, OfficeMax, MicroStrategyAccordant Media, Adobe, Kixeye Inc., Revana, SOASTA, White Ops
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Computer Software Company41%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company7%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise69%
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Small Business3%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise77%
Find out what your peers are saying about Snowflake Computing, Oracle, Micro Focus and others in Data Warehouse. Updated: August 2020.
438,725 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Actian ParAccel is ranked 21st in Data Warehouse while Snowflake is ranked 1st in Data Warehouse with 13 reviews. Actian ParAccel is rated 0.0, while Snowflake is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Snowflake writes "Fast, convenient and requires almost no administration". Actian ParAccel is most compared with Amazon Redshift and Vertica, whereas Snowflake is most compared with Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Apache Hadoop, Vertica, Amazon Redshift and Teradata.

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