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"The initial setup and deployment are simple."

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"The performance and reliability are the best features of the Oracle Database.""The most valuable features of this solution are the cost optimizer and partition exchanges.""The integration is a good aspect of Oracle.""Technical support is great.""I am not an IT person. I am an end-user of this solution, and based on my experience, it is comfortable to work with. Everything is okay, and the data is timely available. It can also be easily integrated.""Oracle enables us to handle more than a million daily transactions.""The thing that probably stands out the most about Oracle Database is reliability. I have been working with Oracle Databases for over 25 years, and I have never lost any data due to a machine going down or any events that were not stupid human tricks. I've never lost anybody's data using Oracle. It gets the job done and doesn't fail.""The solution has an endless capacity."

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"We are looking for more features to support distributed high availability and geo-partitioning."

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"We don't really find that any features are lacking.""The queries performance could improve compared to other products.""The setup for Enterprise Manager Grid Control can be a bit easier.""Oracle is not easy to integrate with other systems, which is something that should be improved.""The main issue with Oracle is the maintenance required.""Probably about 80% of their online documentation is useless. When you go to the Oracle documentation, you have to plow through page after page of stuff to get to anything that looks anything like an example of what it is that you might actually do. There are lots of other people who have filled that gap, and there are also websites where you can easily find the answers to most of your questions.""Their support and price could both be improved.""The integration could be improved. If you are integrating with other Oracle products, it is fine, however, if your goal is to integrate with third-party products, Oracle isn't as good."

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"It's expensive. I would say that it is more expensive than other competing products.""Oracle is an expensive product.""When you consider the services, Oracle is reasonably priced.""The licenses could definitely be cheaper.""There are no licensing costs because the solution for me is open source.""You buy it when you need it, and then you pay the maintenance. We bought the licenses over 10 years ago. We haven't changed our licenses. We are not buying new licenses, and we are not looking at other devices. So, it is difficult to say whether it is cheap or expensive. There is nothing to compare to.""We pay a yearly maintenance fee.""We have been paying for an annual enterprise license Oracle Database."

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Top Answer: DB2 versus Oracle: - Table structure is different - Data structures - there are some differences including the data type, format and length.
Top Answer: The thing two things that I like most about Oracle Database are its scalability and performance.
Top Answer: This is quite an expensive product. It's not cheap. We pay a yearly licensing fee to Oracle.
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Oracle 12c, RDBMS
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CockroachDB is a distributed SQL database built on a transactional and strongly-consistent key-value store. It scales horizontally; survives disk, machine, rack, and even datacenter failures with minimal latency disruption and no manual intervention; supports strongly-consistent ACID transactions; and provides a familiar SQL API for structuring, manipulating, and querying data.

CockroachDB is inspired by Google’s Spanner and F1 technologies, and it’s completely open source.

Oracle Database 12c introduces a new multitenant architecture that makes it easy to consolidate many databases quickly and manage them as a cloud service. Oracle Database 12c also includes in-memory data processing capabilities for breakthrough analytical performance. Additional database innovations deliver new levels of efficiency, performance, security, and availability. Oracle Database 12c comes in two editions to fit your business needs and budget: Enterprise Edition and Standard Edition 2.

For more information on Oracle RDBMS, visit Oracle.com

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Agncia Nacional de guas, Anbima, Aria Systems, Asiana Airlines, Astelit LLC, Australian Finance Group, Banco Occidental de Descuento, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, BT, Caja de Seguros S.A., Casas GEO S.A.B. de C.V., Comic Relief UK, Corsair Components Inc., CSAM Health AS, CSOB Group, Datacraft Solutions, DenizBank A.S., Department of Treasury and Finance WA, Office of State Revenue, Deutsche B_rse AG, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Deutsche Messe AG, Digicel Haiti, DPR COSEA, Essar Group, Essatto Software Pty Ltd, Farmšcia e Drogaria Nissei Ltda., Fomento Econ‹mico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. (FEMSA), FundaÊo Petrobras de Seguridade Social, Future Group, GFKL Financial Services AG, Grupo Posadas S.A.B. de C.V., Grupo Sinosserra, Guerra S.A. Implementos Rodovišrios, Hanatour International Service, Hays plc, Henan Mobile Co. Ltd, Hochschule Hof, Hong Kong and China Technology (Wuhan) Co. Ltd (Towngas Technology), Industries Corpa_al C.A., Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatstica, Instituto Mexicano de la Propiedad Industrial, Kcell, LinkShare Corporation, MercadoLibre Inc., MetLife Inc., Nextgen Distribution, €BB-IKT GmbH, Octagon Research Solutions, Pacific Lutheran University, Paragon Data GmbH, Ping ltd., PJSC Trustbank, Prodaub _ Processamento de Dados de Uberl_ndia, Purdue University, Redknee Inc., Robi Axiata Limited, Shanghai Infoservice Technology Co. Ltd, Shanghai Sihua Technologies Co. Ltd, Sistema de Aguas de la Ciudad de M_xico, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, Suddenlink Communications, Suprajit Engineering Limited, Tallink Grupp, Terminales Ro de la Plata S.A., Therap Services LLC, Think Passenger Inc., Trafigura, Transmed S.A.L Lebanon, ValeShop, VelQuest Corporation, Vodafone Group plc, West Virginia Network, WIND Hellas Telecommunications S.A
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm22%
Computer Software Company20%
Media Company7%
Financial Services Firm16%
Computer Software Company14%
Comms Service Provider7%
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm11%
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Small Business22%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise55%
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CockroachDB is ranked 15th in Relational Databases with 1 review while Oracle Database is ranked 2nd in Relational Databases with 99 reviews. CockroachDB is rated 6.0, while Oracle Database is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of CockroachDB writes "Simple to deploy and the support is good, but better features for high availability are needed". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Database writes "Gets the job done, doesn't fail, and suitable for massively scalable applications". CockroachDB is most compared with Citus Data, SQL Server, MySQL, SingleStore DB and MariaDB, whereas Oracle Database is most compared with SAP HANA, IBM Db2 Database, SQL Server, MySQL and Tibero.

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