Snowflake Computing Competitors and Alternatives

The top Snowflake Computing competitors are
  • Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Apache Hadoop
  • Teradata
  • Vertica
  • Teradata Cloud Data Warehouse
  • Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse
  • Oracle Exadata
Read reviews of Snowflake Computing competitors and alternatives
enterpriacd2
User
Enterprise Architect at a insurance company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Nov 22 2017

What is most valuable?

Performance. Excavation is purely for the storage of the data warehouses. It does what it needs to do. It performs. We have an active-passive DR. We tested it, it works. We can... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We bought the whole stack, so we have extra discs. We have one month to show that an application doesn't work. We found out that installing and running the software on Oracle, was... more»

What needs improvement?

Off the top of my head I can't think of anything.

What other advice do I have?

No vendor is reliable. We say there's a difference between proven in PowerPoint and proven in practice. We always find out in practice if it really works. Personally, what I like... more»
it_user396519
Real User
Director at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 26 2017

What is most valuable?

* Performance: Very fast query performance due to columnar-storage databases that leverage the Massively Parallel... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The end users were able to have access to real-time analytics.

What needs improvement?

We would really like to see a few more connectors included that would enable connecting with other databases and... more»

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

AWS Redshift is one of the fastest and most cost-effective cloud-based databases. They have charged $3330 per TB/year... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We were using an on-premise MySQL data warehouse. To reduce the cost and improve scalability, we switched to a cloud... more»

What other advice do I have?

You need to design the database structure with best sort and distribution keys, along with primary and foreign keys.
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Micro Focus
Fahd Mirza Chughtai
Real User
Cloud Architect, Oracle ACE, Oracle DBA at Pythian
Apr 24 2018

What is most valuable?

HPE Vertica is a unique solution as it handles a huge magnitude of data with matchless speed and simplicity. One... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Its analytics has enabled Pythian's clients to get the business insights as quick as they wanted. Its lower maintenance... more»

What needs improvement?

The documentation could be improved with more examples of commands and step-by-step scenarios.

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

Read the fine print carefully.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

NA

What other advice do I have?

First, analyze your business requirements and if the analytics, scalability, and lower maintenance are your... more»

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