Oracle Exadata Competitors and Alternatives

The top Oracle Exadata competitors are
  • Teradata
  • Oracle Database Appliance
  • Apache Hadoop
  • Netezza
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Vertica
  • Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse
  • Pivotal Greenplum
Read reviews of Oracle Exadata competitors and alternatives
GregorRatajc
Real User
Full Stack Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jun 22 2017

What is most valuable?

The valuable features are performance, data compression, and scalability.

What needs improvement?

Query compilation time needs a lot of improvement for cases where you are generating queries dynamically. Also, it would help tremendously to... more»

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

Redshift is very cost effective for a cloud based solution if you need to scale it a lot. For smaller data sizes, I would think about using... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Previously, we were using AWS RDS for our use case. We found that we had outgrown it. Our data grew in size and we wanted to still have... more»

What other advice do I have?

It is very important to understand how Redshift is designed to work. The database schema design is not trivial and requires an in-depth... more»
Barath Ravichander
Consultant
Data Engineer at Broadridge Financial Solutions
Nov 29 2016

What is most valuable?

I've found that the database warehouse, data compression, and ETL to be the most valuable features for us.

How has it helped my organization?

Loading batch data has really improved the efficiency of our organization.

What needs improvement?

I'd like so see better scaling, better performance from in-memory databases, and a higher compression rate. We have been facing some performance... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We tried other MPP’s.

What other advice do I have?

If you want to implement this product, you would need to scale your product well before trying to implement.
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Micro Focus
Alberto Guisande
Real User
Director at Decision Science
Aug 07 2018

What is most valuable?

Vertica's most outstanding features are the compression rates achieved and the speed of access of high volume data.

How has it helped my organization?

Previous to Vertica, some analysis could not be made because of the amount of data needed. Vertica allowed us to take those volumes and process... more»

What needs improvement?

* Support is an area where it could get better. * Promotion/marketing must be improved, even though it is a very useful product at very good... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I used Hadoop.

What other advice do I have?

Do a good volumetric analysis to manage the storage needed.

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