Teradata Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Program Director - Multi-service Integration and Large programs at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
Feb 11 2020

What is most valuable?

The most useful features are the base product functionality of data storage and analytics. The ease of deployment is also useful so clients are implemented quickly.

What needs improvement?

I think that a couple of things can be improved with this product. One is, of course, that there should be an option for using it on the Cloud. A lot of customers ask me how they can get up and running fast, and this would be the fastest way with the least client effort. I know Teradata already has… more »

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

The feedback I get from customers is the cost is high for what they get. In many cases, another product — other than Teradata — could be better for our clients cost-wise. This is why we are continuing to explore options to see if there are other, more cost-effective solutions. That is an area of the… more »

What other advice do I have?

Teradata has all the best features currently, but I think right now the market is really flooding with multiple options. Many customers have a need for rapid on-premise deployment. I think in that case I would recommend Teradata. But for smaller or medium-sized companies, there are probably other… more »
Mike Walker
Reseller
Director - Big Data, IoT and Analytics at Benchmark Corp
Sep 15 2020

What is most valuable?

The data warehouse has exceedingly high performance and has the ability to do large scale queries very effectively. It fits well in large enterprises. All features are valuable. It's a combination of capabilities that's all in one place, which is incredibly powerful. For me, it's performance… more »

What needs improvement?

Some of our small to medium-sized customers would like to see containerization and flexibility from the deployment standpoint. They don't currently offer this as a platform as a service. Snowflake is offering this capability. They're available in the cloud. They're available on every cloud, but… more »

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

The price varies completely. Cost information is available publically where you can compare with other solutions. From a cost perspective, the software is less than most of its competitors. Customers save money by a smaller hardware footprint, fewer nodes, less storage, lower-cost storage, and no… more »

What other advice do I have?

The customers love them. They absolutely love them. Before implementing this solution, make sure that it is on the list and that you evaluate it. I would rate Vertica a ten out of ten.
Real User
Senior Manager - Data Quality and Governance with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 20 2019

What is most valuable?

The performance is most important to me, and it helps our ability to make business decisions quickly.

What needs improvement?

They should make it work better in a multi-user context. This solution works, but not for the workload we have.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We had Teradata before, and I am not really sure why we switched.

What other advice do I have?

Based on first conception, do a POC, scale up to the volumes and get the vendor to prove that it can work with their requirements. Get them to scale it up, either simulate it, make sure it can actually do what it says, rather than buying beta and then get it and then find out that it doesn't… more »
Consultant
Consultant/Architect with 51-200 employees
Jan 28 2020

What do you think of VMware Tanzu Greenplum?

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case is for telecom customers.

What is most valuable?

In terms of most valuable features, I'd say Pivotal Greenplum's shared-nothing architecture.

What needs improvement?

I'd like to see a bridge between Greenplum and Hadoop.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We didn't have any issues yet with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

In terms of scalability, I just have one master and two segment hosts.

How was the initial setup?

Initial setup is a little complex. It took around two weeks to deploy.

What other advice do I have?

I prefer an open-source solution but Pivotal Greenplum is cheap and has many functionalities. On a scale of 1 -10 I'd rate it a 6.

Which deployment

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