Compare Amazon RDS vs. Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer

Amazon RDS is ranked 4th in Database as a Service with 3 reviews while Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer is ranked 9th in Database as a Service with 1 review. Amazon RDS is rated 7.6, while Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Amazon RDS writes "Helps to scale your database by providing Read Replicas, reducing transaction time". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer writes "Good performance, improves efficiency, easy to manage, and automatically updates with zero downtime". Amazon RDS is most compared with SQL Azure, Google Cloud SQL and Google Cloud Spanner, whereas Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer is most compared with .
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Pros
It makes it easy to administer the database. It helps to scale your database by providing Read Replicas, which reduce transaction time. It is highly available and durable which helps in disaster recovery and management.The most valuable feature is that it is a fully managed database, where they handle most of the administrative tasks and leaves the users more time to concentrate on business.The provisioning is much faster. You don't have to prepare hardware or install software. You just need to create an instance and you have a database.

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The most valuable feature is that it is based on Exadata infrastructure, which is Oracle 's leading engineered system that is trusted, fault-tolerant, and has unique performance features.

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Cons
The Amazon RDS engine could provide features for additional databases, such as Db2. It could also provide support for other databases, such as NoSQL databases, DynamoDB, and Apache Cassandra. They could all stay under one hood.It would be helpful if they made it easier to migrate from an existing on-premises solution to the cloud-based service.A lot of the features are disabled by default. The solution should enable more features. I understand this could cause challenges to management for many clients using RDS, however.

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As a customer, you can't see the boot messages of your virtualized guest machines.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
By using a combination of Reserve Instances and On-Demand pricing, you can reduce the cost.The cost of using this solution is similar to that of having your own data center.

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The machine and the cloud model itself already have licensing advantages.

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Overview

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a web service that makes it easier to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient, resizeable capacity for an industry-standard relational database and manages common database administration tasks.

Exadata Cloud at Customer delivers Exadata as an Oracle Cloud Service in the physical protection of a customer data center and is based on comprehensive security measures deployed in the hardware infrastructure, network, Exadata platform, and Oracle database.

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