Oracle Exadata Express Cloud Service Competitors and Alternatives

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Cloud Architect, Oracle ACE, Oracle DBA at Pythian
Apr 24 2018

What do you think of Vertica?

Primary Use Case It has performed well for the analytical and data warehousing performance. It has enabled scalability and has added value to the business. • Improvements to My Organization Its analytics has enabled Pythian's clients to get the business insights as quick as they wanted. Its lower maintenance has also improved the ROI. • Valuable Features HPE Vertica is a unique solution as it handles a huge magnitude of data with matchless speed and simplicity. One feature, which has really benefited us, is the scalability offered by Vertica as it has enabled Pythian's clients to manage data with agility. • Room for Improvement The documentation could be improved with more examples of commands and step-by-step scenarios. • Use of Solution Three to five years. •...
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Client Engagement Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jan 26 2017

What is most valuable?

IBM dashDB’s availability on the cloud and integration with IBM Bluemix gives universal access to our teams that are spread over different geolocations. It’s a high-performance columnar database and stores data at 10x compression in... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our analytics teams really like the integrated RStudio feature with which they can instantly connect to structured data and do their analysis. Traditionally, our analytics team would ask for data in flat files. They had to write the codes in... more»

What needs improvement?

One of the biggest advantage of cloud computing is Auto-scaling. AWS Redshift allows you to add more storage and CPUs/instances without any significant downtime. With dashDB, scalability and uptime need more improvement. dashDB is not... more»
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Big Data Solution Architect - Spatial Data Specialist at Sciera, Inc.
Apr 10 2017

What is most valuable?

Scalability: Ability to load huge number of datasets (I have experience with petabytes of data) and process those things. Storage is not limited. We can increase whatever we want. Performance: The distributed architecture of Redshift has the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We were using MySQL & MongoDB for our regular operations, but when we grew, we were forced to handle a huge number of datasets. It could be petabytes of data in and out on a regular basis. We struggled a lot to complete the operations in... more»

What needs improvement?

Of course, every product has pluses and minuses. From that perspective, Amazon Redshift has some issues with snapshot restoring when we handle huge datasets. When our snapshot size is really huge, like 20 TB+, we are forced to wait a long... more»
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SAP BW/BOBJ Solution Architect/Developer/Administrator at a non-tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 15 2017

What is most valuable?

Note: My opinion here is NOT specifically focused on SAP BW. It is based on overall experience I have on SAP software. As we know BW user always involve in different SAP modules for data extraction, transformation and load process for... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has helped our financial transactions and the HR-related functions to communicate across our organization. All our processes such as funds management, grant, payroll transactions are processed automatically through this system and BW helps... more»

What needs improvement?

Our system is old. After the system upgrade, it will open opportunities to explore so many new functions in the FI and HCM modules that could be very valuable to our organization. The upgrade will allow improvement in the below-mentioned... more»

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