Oracle Exadata Competitors and Alternatives

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Anonymous User
Real User
Information Architecture Specialist (TOGAF Certified) at a comms service provider
Mar 19 2018

What is most valuable?

* It's one of the fastest databases in the market. * It's easy to use. * From a maintenance perspective it's a good... more»

How has it helped my organization?

For complex queries, which would normally take a long time, and for reporting, it is very efficient. It doesn't take a... more»

What needs improvement?

The implementation of an upgrade takes a long time. But maybe it's different from one instance to another, I'm not... more»

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

Pricing is good compared to other products. It's fine.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We used to other products before, but when we worked with Greenplum, as compared to other products on the market, we... more»

What other advice do I have?

I give it an eight out of 10. To bring it up to a 10, they need to interact more with customers. They need to explain... more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Teradata Team Leader at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 26 2017

What is most valuable?

The two types of partitioning have been very significant for us - row and columnar partitioning.

How has it helped my organization?

With the current machine we are able to eliminate the use of OLAP cubes and allow customer queries to run directly on... more»

What needs improvement?

Data synchronization to the DR site. My company’s management has to decide whether to invest in this area. This is more... more»

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

Pricing can seem high, but when all factors are taken into account, the total costs are comparable to other databases... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

My previous background was with Oracle. I changed jobs and was asked to handle the Teradata team. It was a chance to... more»

What other advice do I have?

Make sure that you have a good Teradata DBA to help implement the solution. A great Oracle DBA is not sufficient,... more»
Ariovaldo Santos
Real User
Senior Solution Architect at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 03 2017

What is most valuable?

It is extremely easy to use. The platform is very efficient and robust as well.

How has it helped my organization?

Generally, the machine utilized for the PoC is rarely returned once the overwhelming results are seen! Customers decide to keep the project,... more»

What needs improvement?

Marketing, I dare say, should be improved. The ads should never mention “big data” since the platform was not initially designed for it. I... more»

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

Comparisons with other solutions, including pricing and licensing, is as important as a PoC.

Which solutions did we use previously?

I worked for different companies and my experience is really wide. Teradata is the paramount solution! Oracle’s Exadata invests a lot in both... more»

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