Netezza Alternatives and Competitors

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Real User
Business Intelligence Administrator at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 03 2018

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature would be the fact that it has been running for awhile in an appliance format. The appliance format may be the best part.

How has it helped my organization?

We're looking to get away from it, so I can't really say that it improved things. It did augment some of our product delivery resources.

What needs improvement?

There won't be another release. They're converting to DB2 and that is one of the reasons we are looking at other options. In terms of features that I would like to see, one is the ability to actually… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We're looking to switch away from Netezza because the platform database system that it runs on is no longer going to be in existence. It's moving to DB2. If it moves to that direction, the amount of… more»

What other advice do I have?

I rate Netezza at four out of 10. There is not too much involved to set one up from a customer perspective, but after the initial setup it is pretty awful on the customer support side of it. My advice… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Vertica was one of them. I looked at it recently. It has limiting factors on things like updates and deletes of data, where it has performance issues. That's a big problem for us.
Real User
Senior Manager - Data Quality and Governance with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 20 2019

What is most valuable?

The performance is most important to me, and it helps our ability to make business decisions quickly.

What needs improvement?

They should make it work better in a multi-user context. This solution works, but not for the workload we have.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We had Teradata before, and I am not really sure why we switched.

What other advice do I have?

Based on first conception, do a POC, scale up to the volumes and get the vendor to prove that it can work with their requirements. Get them to scale it up, either simulate it, make sure it can actually do what it says, rather than buying beta and then get it and then find out that it doesn't… more»
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