Pivotal Greenplum Competitors and Alternatives

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Vendor
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 product. * The segmentation, or architecture of the… 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 long time for the execution of any report for the… 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 sure. Also, one of the disadvantages, not a disadvantage… more»

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

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

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We used to other products before, but when we worked with Greenplum, as compared to other products on the market, we found it's a good product. Before Greenplum, we used… 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 the features, especially when there are new releases… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did a comparison among some databases, one of them Greenplum. We assessed features, did a comparison in terms of the price, then we chose Greenplum. And we've retained… more»
Consultant
Consultant/Architect with 51-200 employees
Jan 28 2020

What do you think of Pivotal Greenplum?

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case is for telecom customers.

What is most valuable?

In terms of most valuable features, I'd say Pivotal Greenplum's shared-nothing architecture.

What needs improvement?

I'd like to see a bridge between Greenplum and Hadoop.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We didn't have any issues yet with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

In terms of scalability, I just have one master and two segment hosts.

How was the initial setup?

Initial setup is a little complex. It took around two weeks to deploy.

What other advice do I have?

I prefer an open-source solution but Pivotal Greenplum is cheap and has many functionalities. On a scale of 1 -10 I'd rate it a 6.

Which deployment

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