2018-01-28T13:15:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Oracle Database?


If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Oracle Database, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The enterprise Oracle Manager is very good. It is an expensive solution, so I will rate this product a nine out of ten.

2019-08-13T10:42:00Z
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Real User

I would recommend Oracle Database if you have enough money and you need a big, stable system in which performance is important. We are starting to think about other solutions because of money and because of the cloud. Oracle is on the cloud, but we have started thinking about another cloud, which could use PostgreSQL and Microsoft Server. That may be our solution in the future. The most important criteria when selecting a vendor are their ability to handle a huge volume of data, security, and then price. Price is not the first one, but it's an important one. And finally, the cloud could be important. I would rate Oracle Database at nine out of ten because of the stability and because they try to improve the product in every release. The next release is always better than the previous one. From release to release, we get more performance, which is really good. Even if you aren't a DBA, there a lot of features that you can put to use by yourself.

2018-09-25T09:22:00Z
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Real User

Oracle has a very good database, but it is very expensive today, and there are a lot of competitors. Main criteria for selecting a vendor: * Name * Release of new versions * Stability.

2018-01-28T13:15:00Z
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Vendor

I would recommend the product. Most important criteria when selecting a vendor: * The product should be good. * Features * Its stability.

2018-01-28T13:15:00Z
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Real User

When selecting a vendor, the most important thing is that they have people who know the business. We have some databases, for example, for which it is very rare to find a person who knows something about them. Knowledge is important. Support of the product is very, important as well. We need to know where to go, who to ask, who will actually help us out with the problems. Of course, bringing new innovations and being out front with what is happening in the advancing of the technology are also important. My advice, especially for big companies today, would be to go to the cloud on-premises when starting out, which allows you to incorporate all the latest versions from Oracle yet have the infrastructure managed by the Oracle Cloud support team. It gives you the ability to utilize the best of Oracle and to scale when you need to. For smaller companies, the main reason they are not going with Oracle today is the pricing/licensing. I hope that, in the future, Oracle will do something about that so we'll once again see small companies beginning with Oracle, something that we don’t see today.

2018-01-28T13:15:00Z
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Vendor

When choosing a vendor it's important to me that it is a good brand, that they have a good name in the market, and that the solution comes closest to meeting my needs. I would definitely recommend this solution.

2018-01-28T13:15:00Z
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