We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"I really like the auto-tuning, auto-scaling, and the automatic load balancing and query tuning in the system."
"The analytics have been very good. We've found them to be quite useful."
"It provides Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) capabilities by default to address data security issues."
"Self-patching and runs machine-learning across its logs all the time"
"The solution integrates well with Power BI."
"The performance and scalability are awesome."
"The solution is very stable and offers great performance."
"Having the prediction happen in the modular format allows you to start with a lower version of Exadata and then you can keep on upgrading it as per your requirement."
"I would like to see an on-premise solution in the future."
"Sometimes the solution works differently between the cloud and on-premises. It needs to be more consistent and predictable."
"One of the major problem is creating custom tablespace. The ADB serverless option doesn't support custom tablespace creation, which could cause issues during on-premise database migration that requires specifically named tablespace. There should be an option to create customized tablespace."
"Ease of connectivity could be improved."
"The initial setup was pretty complex. It was not easy."
"It is very important the integration with other platforms be made to be as easy as it is with an on-premises deployment."
"The solution's pricing could be improved."
"The customer's default choice is the on-premise version of this solution. Only when Oracle or the partners like us, can explain to customers the cloud value proposition, and if the compliance authorities allow, they can look into this cloud solution. It will take some time for Oracle to change its perception of customers' de-facto standards. Exadata used to be treated as a black box, which is not the case now. The customer is aware of what is happening inside, how the configurations have been made, and what patching has been applied. Oracle needs to market the cloud version better."
"ROI is high."
"You pay as you go, and you don't pay for services that you don't use."
"The price of this solution is very comparative to others on the market. There is no direct comparison between this solution and with something else because I do not see any other similar product."
Autonomous Data Warehouse is market-leading Oracle Database software running on proven Oracle Exadata infrastructure that is optimized to deliver unbeatable performance for data warehouse workloads. Built-in adaptive machine learning eliminates manual labor for administrative management. With Oracle, business and enterprise users can now build their own data warehouse, data mart, or sandbox in a few minutes.
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service delivers a managed Oracle Database 12c Release 2 Enterprise Edition with options, running on Oracle Exadata engineered systems – all at a highly affordable entry-level price. It is a full Oracle Database experience, compatible with what you get on-premises or in other Oracle Database Cloud Services, provisioned within minutes, and suitable for small to medium sized data.
Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse is ranked 5th in Cloud Data Warehouse with 6 reviews while Oracle Exadata Express Cloud Service is ranked 8th in Database as a Service with 2 reviews. Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse is rated 8.4, while Oracle Exadata Express Cloud Service is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse writes "Self-patching means I generally don't need a DBA; detailed analytics make it very capable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Exadata Express Cloud Service writes "Plenty of features, unique functionality, and priced well". Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse is most compared with Snowflake, Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics, Amazon Redshift, Oracle Exadata and IBM Netezza Performance Server, whereas Oracle Exadata Express Cloud Service is most compared with Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics and Oracle Exadata.
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