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"I am very satisfied with the customer service/technical support.""The most valuable features are the performance and usability.""The most valuable feature for me is querying.""One of the most important features is the ease of using MS SQL.""The most valuable feature of this solution is performance.""The data transmissions between the data models is the most valuable feature.""The most valuable feature is the business intelligence (BI) part of it.""We are able to monitor daily jobs, so if there is anything that needs to be done then we can do it."

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"The best thing about the product is that the end-user can build the reports by themselves without really knowing anything about databases.""This is a comprehensive solution that is easy to deploy."

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"In the future I would love to see a slightly better automation engine, just for the data integration layer, to make it slightly easier for end-users or junior developers to get involved in incremental updating.""More tools to help designers should be included.""I would like to see better visualization features.""I think that the error messages need to be made more specific.""The reporting for certain types of data needs to be improved.""This solution would be improved with an option for in-memory data analysis.""If the database is large with a lot of columns then it is difficult to clean the data.""I would like the tool to support different operating systems."

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"It seems like the deployment of repositories has become more difficult in later versions of the product rather than easier.""The product should be simplified for the average user."

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"I think the program is well-priced compared to the other offerings that are out in the market.""Microsoft has an agreement with the government in our country, so our customers get their licensing costs from the Ministry. Whenever we work with any government, company, or government institute, which is mainly what we are doing, that license comes directly from the Ministry of Technology and Information.""All the features that we use do not require any additional subscription or yearly fees."

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Ranking
6th
out of 30 in Data Warehouse
Views
2,570
Comparisons
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Reviews
11
Average Words per Review
486
Rating
7.6
15th
out of 30 in Data Warehouse
Views
1,130
Comparisons
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Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
477
Rating
8.0
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Also Known As
Microsoft PDW, SQL Server Data Warehouse, Microsoft SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse, MS Parallel Data Warehouse, MS Parallel Data Warehouse, MS Parallel Data Warehouse
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Overview

The traditional structured relational data warehouse was never designed to handle the volume of exponential data growth, the variety of semi-structured and unstructured data types, or the velocity of real time data processing. Microsoft's SQL Server data warehouse solution integrates your traditional data warehouse with non-relational data and it can handle data of all sizes and types, with real-time performance.

Oracle Big Data Appliance is a flexible, high-performance, secure platform for running diverse workloads on Hadoop and NoSQL systems. With Oracle Big Data SQL, Oracle Big Data Appliance extends Oracle’s industry-leading implementation of SQL to Hadoop and NoSQL systems. By combining the newest technologies from the Hadoop ecosystem and powerful Oracle SQL capabilities together on a single pre-configured platform, Oracle Big Data Appliance is uniquely able to support rapid development of new Big Data applications and tight integration with existing relational data.

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Sample Customers
Auckland Transport, Erste Bank Group, Urban Software Institute, NJVC, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, Tata Steel Europe
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Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Computer Software Company27%
Pharma/Biotech Company18%
Comms Service Provider9%
Hospitality Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm10%
Insurance Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company44%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm9%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
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Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise50%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse vs. Oracle Big Data Appliance and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
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Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse is ranked 6th in Data Warehouse with 11 reviews while Oracle Big Data Appliance is ranked 15th in Data Warehouse with 2 reviews. Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse is rated 7.6, while Oracle Big Data Appliance is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse writes "Collects data through SSIS packages from different sources and puts them all in one data repository". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Big Data Appliance writes "End-users can build the reports by themselves without really knowing anything about databases". Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse is most compared with Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics, Oracle Exadata, Snowflake, SAP BW4HANA and Teradata, whereas Oracle Big Data Appliance is most compared with Oracle Exadata, Apache Hadoop, Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics, IBM Integrated Analytics System and IBM Netezza Performance Server. See our Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse vs. Oracle Big Data Appliance report.

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