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Pros
"The feature I find most valuable about this solution is the reliability.""This solution has the best performance, bar none.""Oracle enables us to handle more than a million daily transactions.""Oracle Database is fast and easy to use.""The most valuable features of this solution are the cost optimizer and partition exchanges.""I've never faced any stability issues with the product. I don't recall any bugs, glitches, or crashes. I'd say it's fairly stable and shouldn't cause anyone issues in that regard.""Overall, from a technical perspective, the solution is very strong.""We find technical support to be very responsive. They briefly describe everything on phone and we handle the operations. I'd say we've been more than satisfied with their level of service. They're quite helpful and knowledgeable."

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"The actual interface is good.""Provides very good integration."

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Cons
"The product is very expensive.""The documentation needs improvement because as it is now, providing support is a headache.""The price tag is very high and most cannot afford it.""Cheap and easy solutions for startups need to be made available.""The cost of this solution needs to be improved.""It could be slightly more intuitive, but other than that, we really like it as a solution.""The database environment needs to be cheaper. By making it less expensive, Oracle would be more competitive with other database vendors.""We don't really find that any features are lacking."

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"Because the solution is customized. we do occasionally face unique bugs. There are always some changes that need to be made here and there.""User interface could be more user friendly."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Our licensing costs are between $40,000 and $50,000 per year. Those are the costs that cover maintenance and licensing.""The pricing is something that Oracle should work on to make the product more affordable, especially to businesses in third-world countries.""It is very expensive. We pay in dollars, so the inflation and conversion cost is also there for us. They charge on a yearly basis for the license.""Its price is already low. Oracle has a competitive and cheaper price as compared to others. Oracle Cloud is cheaper than other clouds. The pricing is very competitive for Oracle Cloud to be in the market. Their pricing makes customers interested in using this product even though Oracle doesn't have a local data center at this moment.""They are pricing themselves out of the market.""It is expensive.""It's expensive. I would say that it is more expensive than other competing products.""It's not cheap, but sometimes, you get what you pay for."

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Oracle 12c, RDBMS
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Overview

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.

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With SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (SAP ASE), you can handle massive volumes of data and thousands of concurrent users to accelerate the growth of new data-driven business applications. Drive value with a faster, more efficient transactional system that is designed to meet the demands of the digital economy.

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Sample Customers
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Financial Services Firm16%
Computer Software Company14%
Government9%
Comms Service Provider8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider19%
Financial Services Firm9%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider13%
Manufacturing Company8%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
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Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise57%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise58%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and others in Relational Databases. Updated: July 2021.
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Oracle Database is ranked 2nd in Relational Databases with 78 reviews while SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise is ranked 13th in Relational Databases with 2 reviews. Oracle Database is rated 8.4, while SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Oracle Database writes "Gets the job done, doesn't fail, and suitable for massively scalable applications". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise writes "A completely customized solution that's stable and offers excellent technical support". Oracle Database is most compared with SAP HANA, SQL Server, IBM Db2 Database, MySQL and NuoDB, whereas SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise is most compared with SAP HANA, SQL Server, SAP IQ, SAP SQL Anywhere and IBM Db2 Database.

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