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"Pricing can be confusing for customers.""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.""You pay based on the data that you are storing in the data warehouse and there are no maintenance costs.""It is not cheap.""The pricing for Snowflake is competitive.""On average, with the number of queries that we run, we pay approximately $200 USD per month.""Pricing is approximately $US 50 per DB. Terabyte is around $US 50 per month.""The price of Snowflake is very reasonable."

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Top Answer: Apache Hadoop is for data lake use cases. But getting data out of Hadoop for meaningful analytics is indeed need quite an amount of work. by either using spark/Hive/presto and so on. The way i look at… more »
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Overview

Elevate your data lake
Leverage your data lake and the infinite scale of S3. Firebolt works with data in common file formats (Parquet, Avro, ORC…) in your data lake, and makes it easily ready for performant querying.

Decoupled storage & compute
Firebolt was designed to decouple storage & compute, allowing for granular elasticity and seamless scaling up/down of compute nodes in a shared-nothing architecture, while relying on shared S3 storage.

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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Accordant Media, Adobe, Kixeye Inc., Revana, SOASTA, White Ops
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Media Company8%
Insurance Company4%
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Manufacturing Company25%
Media Company13%
Healthcare Company13%
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Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Midsize Enterprise9%
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Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise77%
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Firebolt is ranked 10th in Cloud Data Warehouse while Snowflake is ranked 1st in Cloud Data Warehouse with 18 reviews. Firebolt 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". Firebolt is most compared with Amazon Redshift, Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics and Yellowbrick Cloud Data Warehouse, whereas Snowflake is most compared with Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics, Amazon Redshift, Vertica, Teradata and Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse.

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