Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse Competitors and Alternatives

The top Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse competitors are
  • Oracle Exadata
  • Teradata
  • Snowflake Computing
  • Apache Hadoop
  • Netezza
  • Pivotal Greenplum
Read reviews of Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse competitors and alternatives
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»
MikePluta
Real User
Senior Enterprise Technical Architect at a software R&D company with 10,001+ employees
Aug 24 2017

What is most valuable?

Of particular value to our environment and applications are the following Greenplum capabilities: * Scalable – Where MADlib does not provide a direct solution to an application... more»

What needs improvement?

We would like to see Greenplum maintain a closer relationship with and parity to features implemented in PostgreSQL. The current version of Greenplum is based on a fork of... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The purchase of Greenplum was our first interaction with Pivotal. We have been a customer of EMC for a very long time.

What other advice do I have?

My primary reason for reducing points on this rating is due to the fact that Greenplum is based on a fork of PostgreSQL v8.2.15 (EOL by the PostgreSQL project on Dec 2011). The... more»
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Teradata
Amit-Saxena
Consultant
Teradata Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 28 2017

What is most valuable?

Stats, QueryGrid Autostats with collecting stats automatically with the threshold values assigned, QueryGrid has multiple new features i.e data... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Business, Analytics, Hybrid.

What needs improvement?

It should be compatible and free on CLOUD/ AWS. Currently many DB's on AWS are free , Teradata is also on Amazon Web Services, but its charged... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Larger data warehouse / reporting and compatibility to analytics.

What other advice do I have?

It architects the databases well. Right from data modelling, the correction appliance to be chosen, the queries hitting the system, strategic,... more»

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