Oracle Exadata Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Oracle Exadata competitors and alternatives
Real User
Owner at a tech services company
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

The Oracle Database Appliance offers a pay-as-you grow model for Oracle licenses. This model allows you to only license the CPU count that you need, rather than the entire capacity. When virtualized, this is supported for both the database... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The solution has good stability and it is easy to work with. We quickly deployed both database and application workloads in a single appliance on a virtualized platform, based on Oracle VM

What needs improvement?

Customers cannot cluster multiple appliances together to create a larger cluster (beyond two servers), nor can they expand the internal disk storage of the system beyond two storage trays. This area can be improved.
Real User
Senior SAP SYBASE/SQL SERVER DBA at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jul 20 2017

What do you think of SAP IQ?

Valuable Features Valuable features for us include the compression, speed, fast response time, and easy object maintenance. • Improvements to My Organization It has provided us with cube query and faster data upload time. • Room for Improvement I think the universe should be part of the Sybase IQ tool set. • Use of Solution We have been using the solution for about 10 years. • Stability Issues Sybase IQ is very stable. However, during earlier stages when the server crashes, you need Sybase technical support to help you out. • Scalability Issues We did not encounter any issues with scalability. • Customer Service and Technical Support The experts on Sybase IQ were very few in number, but they were really knowledgeable. • Previous Solutions I guess it...
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, almost from scratch! The initial KPIs are delivered with low investment. There is quick... 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 worked years and years ago with Teradata, and this is the platform to which it should be compared. It... more»

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