Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse Competitors and Alternatives

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Manager, Data Warehouse Development | Business Intelligence at a leisure / travel company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 22 2016

What do you think of Oracle Exadata?

Valuable Features The most valuable features are the high columnar compression and the flash cache. Basically, the whole I/O subsystem is valuable, but those two features are really big for us. • Room for Improvement Pricing. • Use of Solution I have been using it for close to five years. • Stability Issues It is very stable. We were on X2; that was not as stable. There were some battery issues with some of the flash cache cards. We're on X5 and X4 now and that's much better; many more IOPS, so that's been great. • Scalability Issues It is scalable, very much so. It will absolutely meet the company's needs going forward. • Customer Service and Technical Support The support for troubleshooting issues is OK; it's fine. The support for patching – we have...
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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 volumes of data without having to worry about indexing and partitioning. Automated compression of tables without any custom... 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 for the enterprise DWH, now run consistently in seconds or in less than five minutes.

What needs improvement?

Could do better to support more concurrent update queries. We had to stagger our ETL.
Database/Middleware Consultant (Currently at U.S. Department of Labor) at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Mar 15 2018

What do you think of Apache Hadoop?

Primary Use Case Content management solution Unified Data solution Apache Hadoop running on Linux • Valuable Features Data ingestion: It has rapid speed, if Apache Accumulo is used. Data security Inexpensive • Room for Improvement It needs better user interface (UI) functionalities. • Use of Solution Three to five years. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing There are no licensing costs involved, hence money is saved on the software infrastructure.

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