Teradata Cloud Data Warehouse Competitors and Alternatives

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Consultant
Sr. Teradata Consultant at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Aug 01 2020

What is most valuable?

With this solution, I can better understand buying patterns and user habits. I can tell in real-time a customer's review and purchase based on that. I can tell that from the cloud data of Azure Data Warehouse. The solution offers a variety… more »

What needs improvement?

There are features coming int he next few quarters that will be helpful. Soon, Power BI will be directly integrated into Azure. We need to have some Spark tools also available so we can directly select customers and don't need to install… more »

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

In comparison, I find that AWS is much more costly.

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

I've had prior data warehouse experience with traditional systems like the Oracle, Superserver, or Teradata. Snowflake is the only provider with no cloud platform. You have to buy a platform in order to adopt it. Microsoft Azure, AWS, and… more »

What other advice do I have?

We're a Microsoft partner. I have experience with the Microsoft Cloud Data Warehouse specifically within the Unix cloud environment. We're using the latest version of the solution. It's important for organizations considering the solution… more »
Sarfraz Nawaz
Real User
Chief Executive Officer at Ampcome
Jun 23 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the scalability, as it grows according to our needs. The part that I like best is that you only pay for what you are using.

How has it helped my organization?

I've been working with data warehouses for a long time and it has always been the case that we had to invest quite a bit on infrastructure, upfront. We are used to dealing with Teradata, and the cost of setting up the data center and… more »

What needs improvement?

The OLAP slide and dice features need to be improved. For example, if a business wants to bring in a general ledger from an ERP, they want to slice and dice the data. What we have found is that they have a lot of formulas that are used to… more »

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

We have worked with Teradata and more recently, have been working with Azure SQL Warehouse. Teradata is an on-premises solution and the upfront costs are high. Comparing Azure SQL Warehouse and Amazon Redshift, in terms of features I think… more »

What other advice do I have?

I am interested in seeing a split between compute and storage, which is something that they are currently working on. We plan to start leveraging it at some point in the future. In summary, I think that Amazon Redshift is a very good data… more »
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