Snowflake Computing Competitors and Alternatives

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Sr. Programmer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 25 2017

What do you think of Oracle Exadata?

Valuable Features Smart scan and smart indices are the most valuable features. • Improvements to My Organization It improved the query performance. • Room for Improvement I would like to see improvement in retail store response times. • Use of Solution We have been using this solution for three years. • Deployment Issues There were deployment issues, but the dev team fixed them. • Stability Issues There were no issues with stability. • Scalability Issues There were no issues with scalability. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: I would give customer service a rating of 7/10. Technical Support: I would give technical support a rating of 7/10. • Previous Solutions We did not use a previous solution. • Initial Setup ...
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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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Sr. Software Engineer (Database) at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sep 02 2016

What is most valuable?

Query Performance.

What needs improvement?

More analytical functions. Optimization around DML operations such that we be able to use it more. I understand that Vertica is not meant for that, but I would really love it if it has capability to support procedural processing. Optimization around DML refers to fast DELETE and UPDATE statement such that we can leverage Vertica around those operations. I do... more»

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