IBM dashDB Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM dashDB competitors are
  • Netezza
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse
  • Oracle Exadata
Read reviews of IBM dashDB competitors and alternatives
Architect6dc7
Real User
Unix/Linux Platform Architect at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Oct 20 2016

What is most valuable?

It provides performance for our highly critical applications. They seem to be doing real well with keeping up on the performance and everything, especially what I have seen with the new chipset that is being offered. I can't really think of... more»

What needs improvement?

It can be difficult to patch and maintain because there are so many databases running on it.

What other advice do I have?

I recommend it for highly critical, performance-sensitive applications. You have to do a TCO on it because it is a fairly expensive solution. There has to be a cost-benefit analysis done on that.
Le Nguyen
Real User
Data Science Lead at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Feb 20 2017

What is most valuable?

The valuable features are: * PostgreSQL Interface * Scalability * Pricing/Maintenance/Setup The PostgreSQL interface is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Redshift has been the data warehouse in at least three of my previous companies. The impact is huge to anyone who uses... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see improvements in the database integrations. Currently, Amazon does not provide real-time/near... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Pricing was quite a strong point of Redshift when it was first released. Nowadays, quite a number of other services are... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did not have a previous solution. Redshift worked for us the first time we tried. The pricing could not be beaten by... more»

What other advice do I have?

Redshift, like any other big data technology, isn’t a silver bullet for everything. The most important thing is to... more»
DBAdm3495
Real User
Data Warehouse Architect at a consultancy
Mar 14 2018

What do you think of Netezza?

Primary Use Case: We use Netezza and Teradata in our project environment where I work as an admin and data modeler. • Valuable Features: Distribution concurrency control. • Room for Improvement: Concurrency limit needs to be increased somewhat. • Use of Solution: More than five years. • Stability Issues: Great stability in Netazza's Mako. • Scalability Issues: As of now, no issues with scalability. But like Teradata, we can’t add a node/SPU to the existing appliance. • Customer Service and Technical Support: I work with IBM PDA support. They are wonderful and fix issues in good time. • Previous Solutions: We used Teradata for Data Mart for certain applications but issues arose once the data setup grew. Using PDA, the issues were resolved. • Initial...

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