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"It is a stable program.""The functionality of the solution is excellent.""It's a pre-configured appliance that requires very little in terms of setting-up.""The performance is great, we are able to query our data in one operation.""I like this solution's ease of design and the fact that its performance is quite good. It is stable as well.""The flexibility in design is very good."

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"The most valuable feature is the ease of running queries."

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"An additional feature I would you like to see included in the next release, is that it needs to be more cloud-friendly.""I'm not sure about the unstructured data management capabilities. It could be improved.""It could use some more advanced analytics relating to structured and semi-structured data.""I would like to see more integration with many different types of data.""The scalability could be better. The on-premises solution is always more complicated to scale.""Teradata should focus on functionality for building predictive models because, in that regard, it can definitely improve."

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"Stability-wise, we have had some issues with automation and the ability to handle large datasets."

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"The solution requires a license.""The price of Teradata is on the higher side, and I think that it where they lose out on some of their business."

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Top Answer: I like this solution's ease of design and the fact that its performance is quite good. It is stable as well.
Top Answer: The scalability could be better. The on-premises solution is always more complicated to scale. The flexibility could be improved. The product is good if you know what you're planning to do. If you're… more »
Top Answer: We use it as a data warehouse.
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Teradata's portfolio of big data analytic solutions, integrated marketing applications, and services help organizations gain a sustainable competitive advantage with data.

Teradata IntelliCloud provides data and analytic software as a service (SaaS). You can subscribe to Teradata Database, Aster Analytics, and/or Hadoop and receive complete setup and management of software and infrastructure – so that you can focus on business outcomes.

IntelliCloud services are available with new deployment choices: Teradata IntelliFlex – our flagship enterprise data warehouse platform that we deploy and manage in our data centers – and public cloud infrastructure from Amazon Web Services (AWS) that we provision and manage.

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Volvo, eBay, P&G, Verizon, 7Eleven, ABN Amro, Alior Bank, BBVA, Cabela's, Dell, DHL, Gortz, Homebase, IHG
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider27%
Energy/Utilities Company18%
Manufacturing Company9%
Financial Services Firm9%
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm11%
Media Company5%
Computer Software Company34%
Financial Services Firm9%
Comms Service Provider9%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
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Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise61%
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Teradata is ranked 5th in Relational Databases with 6 reviews while Teradata Cloud Data Warehouse is ranked 10th in Cloud Data Warehouse with 1 review. Teradata is rated 8.0, while Teradata Cloud Data Warehouse is rated 6.0. The top reviewer of Teradata writes "Good performance, flexible, easy to tune queries, and scales well". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Teradata Cloud Data Warehouse writes "Easy to run queries, but very large datasets cause problems and technical support needs improvement". Teradata is most compared with Oracle Exadata, Snowflake, SQL Server, Amazon Redshift and Oracle Database, whereas Teradata Cloud Data Warehouse is most compared with Snowflake, Amazon Redshift, Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics, Teradata IntelliFlex and Firebolt.

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