Snowflake Alternatives and Competitors

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Titus Marcel
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User at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 13 2018

What is most valuable?

* Computing unit is accessible via SQL: being able to turn them on or off as needed. * Snowpipe (ingesting data) * Looking back in time (being able to look at data in the past within a query) * No… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We were able to implement the entire data eco-system in less than five months, from data integration, data warehousing, ELT, producing fact and dimensional tables, and finally reports.

What needs improvement?

* Snowpipe auto-ingest should be automatic. * A better client UI or command line tool: I think SnowSQL is a little awkward.

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

Snowflake computing is very affordable. Less expensive than Redshift.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Used it at a previous company.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes. I looked at Redshift and Vertica.
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