Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Data Scientist at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
Sep 01 2016

What do you think of Vertica?

Valuable Features User Defined Extensions Analytic Functions • Improvements to My Organization We were able to implement new algorithms without having to move data out of Vertica into a compute cluster. This allowed us to offer Analytics for Cybersecurity to our customers. • Room for Improvement More Machine Learning algorithms--Random Forest for sure! • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: Very responsive Technical Support: Excellent • Implementation Team In-house
Data Center Manager at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jan 11 2017

What is most valuable?

It's about consolidation of my infrastructure, scalability, high performance, and availability. These are the main factors that led me to choose this solution, as well as the cost. Exadata saves on my storage costs. All our costs were reduced significantly, and that was the reason why we went back to Exadata.

What needs improvement?

On the improvement side, they’re pretty much good. With the latest version, X6-2, we have enhanced the storage capacity. It was 4 TB each disk, now it’s 8 TB each disk; essentially same size appliance with more storage space. That request has been heard and we're able to mitigate that. Increased storage was one thing and they have definitely done better on the... more»
Real User
SAP BW/BOBJ Solution Architect/Developer/Administrator at a non-tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 15 2017

What is most valuable?

Note: My opinion here is NOT specifically focused on SAP BW. It is based on overall experience I have on SAP software. As we know BW user always involve in different SAP modules for data extraction, transformation and load process for... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has helped our financial transactions and the HR-related functions to communicate across our organization. All our processes such as funds management, grant, payroll transactions are processed automatically through this system and BW helps... more»

What needs improvement?

Our system is old. After the system upgrade, it will open opportunities to explore so many new functions in the FI and HCM modules that could be very valuable to our organization. The upgrade will allow improvement in the below-mentioned... more»

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