Compare IBM dashDB vs. Oracle Exadata

IBM dashDB is ranked 7th in Cloud Data Warehouse with 1 review while Oracle Exadata is ranked 1st in Data Warehouse with 12 reviews. IBM dashDB is rated 7.0, while Oracle Exadata is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of IBM dashDB writes "The way that it scales will help a lot of customers, but tech support for it is awful". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Exadata writes "Exadata can significantly improve performance but there's a learning curve in a few key areas". IBM dashDB is most compared with Netezza, Amazon Redshift and Oracle Exadata, whereas Oracle Exadata is most compared with Teradata, Netezza and Oracle Database Appliance.
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Pros
The way that it scales will help a lot of customers that are stuck with Netezza boxes that can't grow any larger.‚ÄčIt will be MPP, so performance should improve.

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Reduced the cost while providing the benefits of Exadata storage, like, HCC compression, high disk capacity, etc.The technical support team are real professionals. I admire their technical skills and supports. Their supports are really admirable.Our machine is used for our internal development of Oracle-based solutions, PoC benchmarking, and training/familiarization.

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Cons
Containers get corrupted very easily. Restoring them using GPFS can result in a lot of issues.Right now, we are implementing on ESX VMware 6.0. Support for this platform is poor. Also, one of the backup/recovery options is broken and IBM is not addressing the issue.Tech support for dashDB is awful. We usually have tickets open for three to four weeks.

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They should have allowed SQL offloading with reduced cost.We had issues with system restoration.We would like an option of a hardware-only support solution, but Oracle currently does not provide this.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
If your going to go with warehouse DB/dashDB, use the cloud or Sailfish version.

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Companies with limited budget for high end technology can now afford the Exadata machine.The price is very high.I did note that Oracle does tend to internally oversize things especially if they want to fill up a budget, and hence third-party oversight is essential.

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8.8
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Overview

IBM dashDB family offers private and public cloud database solutions for transactional and analytic workloads, with IBM fully managed or client managed options with a Common SQL engine across all deployment options.

Oracle Exadata Database Machine is a modern framework, engineered to run databases and to scale out database servers.

The main benefit of Exadata is speed. It hosts operating systems, CPU memory, and hard drives. It runs all types of databases, including online transaction systems, processors and data warehouses, while solving poor performances of old database architecture.

The Oracle Exadata Database Machine features a simple and fast database storage system that protects and backs up your critical data. It accelerates data warehouse performance for faster access to business information. It is ideal for companies looking to build up their infrastructure from scratch.

For more information on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, visit Oracle.com

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Copenhagen Business School, BPM Northwest, GameStop PayPal, EBS, Organic Food Retailer, Garmin, University of Minnesota, Major Semiconductor Company, Deutsche Bank, Starwood, Ziraat Bank, SK Telecom, and P&G.
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Financial Services Firm21%
Insurance Company16%
Comms Service Provider16%
Retailer11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm29%
Software R&D Company24%
Comms Service Provider8%
Government6%
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Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise66%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise1%
Large Enterprise84%
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