SQL Server Competitors and Alternatives

The top SQL Server competitors are
  • Teradata
  • Oracle Database
  • SAP HANA
  • IBM Db2
  • SAP SQL Anywhere
  • MariaDB
  • Netezza
  • Oracle Multitenant
Read reviews of SQL Server competitors and alternatives
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Micro Focus
Trevor Watkins
Real User
Managing Partner at Thorium Data Science
Jul 20 2017

What is most valuable?

Vertica’s analytic capabilities are its key strength. It can aggregate and analyze data at massive scale and neatly bring the calculation logic... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our consultancy has introduced Vertica to a number of clients, from small scale ones who benefit from the free tier and per TB pricing model to... more»

What needs improvement?

We’ve built a data ingestion tool to sit alongside Vertica for easy data loading, and I would personally like to see extended developer tooling... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We previously used Exadata, which is typically very expensive by comparison. This is because Oracle throw top end hardware at the problem as... more»

What other advice do I have?

The implementation itself is excellent with fantastic features, speed and scalability. They lose a point only for the development experience... more»
CognosDev858
Real User
BI Cognos Developer II at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 27 2017

What is most valuable?

* Robust framework manager tool for querying * Retrieving data from disparate sources into one model * Can be used for creating views and SQL... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* We have used this tool to retrieve data from the SQL Server, SSIS packages, and Oracle tables/views. * We have built the FM model by creating... more»

What needs improvement?

* Report Studio: While using the dimensional model package, the reporting language could be made more user-friendly. * Cognos FM could process... more»

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

I was not involved in the licensing process.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I am not aware of any previous solutions.
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Teradata
Rodrigo Cifuentes
Consultant
Associate Consultant at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Apr 29 2018

What do you think of Teradata?

Primary Use Case: Our primary use case is for retail and customer behavior modeling. We handle a billion records from different sources to create a consolidated feed for KXEN analysis and customer behavior modeling. • Improvements to My Organization: It has allowed our organization, a retail company, to focus on timely marketing campaigns for the proper customers. • Valuable Features: It handles large amounts of information with a linear performance increase, in relation to a HW investment. It has a solid set of tools and consulting services. • Room for Improvement: A more transparent integration with Aster solutions. An even deeper focus in data sciences. A teaching web site with more training on third-party tools used for BI (data sciences). • Use of...

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