Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse Competitors and Alternatives

The top Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse competitors are
  • Snowflake Computing
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Teradata Cloud Data Warehouse
  • Oracle Exadata Express Cloud Service
  • Netezza
  • SAP Business Warehouse
  • Oracle Exadata
  • Teradata
Read reviews of Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse competitors and alternatives
Mohamed Ali Mohamed
Real User
Statistics Analyst at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 06 2017

What is most valuable?

Workload offloading to the cell layer : Exadata is Oracle's engineered system which SW and HW are compatible and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Exadata accelerates the performance to whole applications in the environment at least by 2-3x times than the old... more»

What needs improvement?

* The integration between Exadata and Enterprise Cloud Manager should be included out of the box by default and should... more»

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

At first glance, it is expensive because it contains many HW and SW components and provides high availability, as you... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We previously used normal HW, then moved to VMware, then moved to Exadata to get good performance and consolidated... more»

What other advice do I have?

The team should be familiar with RAC; some HW and network knowledge. The team should understand the new Exadata SW... more»
SapBwBobc185
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.... 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... 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... more»

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

Licensing is expensive but you will get the value for it.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Since I have joined this organization, they have always been using the SAP solution.

What other advice do I have?

SAP offers so many solutions based on the type and size of the company. I would advise to always use best practices,... more»
Govind Dutt Pullat
Real User
Business Intelligence Solution Architect at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jan 30 2018

What is most valuable?

High performance RDBMS appliance optimized for data warehousing and enterprise reporting. Very simple to manage huge... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Reports which used to take between 30 to 60 minutes or would time out on an Oracle database, which was previously used... more»

What needs improvement?

Could do better to support more concurrent update queries. We had to stagger our ETL.

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

From a cost per terabyte perspective, Netezza is definitely more expensive compared to Hive on Hadoop, but due to its... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Previously, Oracle was used as the data warehousing platform, and performance was low and not meeting the needs of the... more»

What other advice do I have?

Netezza is a great option for data warehousing, but give due attention to concurrency and find out how much would be... more»

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