Overall the solution is excellent. The solution is continuing to evolve and mature over time.
What needs improvement?
The service is complex. This is due to the fact that it's a combination of a lot of technology. The solution needs to include graphing capabilities. Including financial charts would help improve everything overall.
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?
The pricing of Apache is much more competitive than IBM.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?
I've also worked with Apache SQL and SAP. This solution is a much more scalable and adventurous solution. It's also faster than the others. We used to use IQ, but at the time it couldn't scale well, so we switched to IBM Appliance. Then we… more»
What other advice do I have?
We use both the on-premises and cloud deployment models. We have a relationship with Cloudera and use their distribution channels. We don't have a relationship with Apache. Spark SQL is a good product. However, users need to have the… more»