Oracle Database as a Service Competitors and Alternatives

The top Oracle Database as a Service competitors are
  • Amazon RDS
  • SQL Azure
  • Google Cloud Spanner
  • Google Cloud SQL
Read reviews of Oracle Database as a Service competitors and alternatives
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Microsoft
Pradip K. Wani
Real User
Manager of Architecture/Design with 51-200 employees
Mar 22 2017

What is most valuable?

* Cloud products reduce the cost of the production of software products * You do not have to buy the product at the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We developed our product with a small team of .NET developers for a client, a law university in Delhi, India. We... more»

What needs improvement?

Microsoft has delivered on its promise by providing a free, developer-student (community) edition of Visual Studio.

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

Every region of a country has cheaper locations that can provide cost advantages, and data center growth must be... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We switched due to the advantages I mentioned earlier.

What other advice do I have?

Microsoft Cloud is reliable and dependable.
Fahd Mirza Chughtai
Real User
Cloud Architect, Oracle ACE, Oracle DBA at Pythian
May 11 2017

What is most valuable?

RDS provides deployment agility and an on-demand database-as-a-service for MySQL, Oracle, and SQL servers. With RDS,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

For many of the Pythian customers, one salient benefit, among other benefits, is the option of spinning up a new... more»

What needs improvement?

RDS doesn't have shell access. This could be beneficial, especially for Oracle databases. One benefit of having shell... more»

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

Read the fine print carefully and always engage experts to carry out migration.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

For many clients of Pythian, it’s an amalgamation of on-premises and cloud. Pythian enables its customers to reap the... more»

What other advice do I have?

Having your database on RDS doesn't mean that you don't need a DBA anymore. Mission critical and important databases... more»
Vladimir Olenin
Real User
Senior Enterprise Architect with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 26 2017

What is most valuable?

* Automated backups * Read replicas * Integration with other GCP services

How has it helped my organization?

Reduced management overhead on the DB side; scripted env-ts (setup and tear down of the infrastructure within GCP).

What needs improvement?

* Accessibility over internal network, rather than by public IP only * MySQL clustering (rather than replication or... more»

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

Licensing is not applicable; pricing is reasonable. Slightly more expensive than corresponding Google Compute Engine... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Hosted MySQL DB, maintained by DBA; reason for switch: overall move to the cloud of other GCP components.

What other advice do I have?

Most benefit would be for organizations which are moving other services to Google Cloud.

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