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2019-10-14T12:39:00Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Databricks?

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Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

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Top 5Real User

I can't speak on pricing of the solution. It's not an aspect of the solution I deal with directly.

2021-04-21T14:10:02Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The pricing of the product is very reasonable. The fact that it is on the cloud makes it a less expensive option. Other solutions that are on-premises are quite expensive.

2021-04-16T14:25:06Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

There are many different versions. We used the trial version, which was free.

2021-03-29T17:53:14Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Databricks uses pay-per-use model, where you can use as much compute as you need. I think that the cost can be reduced, given that there are more users on the platform, although it is not as expensive as some other solutions like SAS.

2021-02-25T13:40:16Z
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Top 5LeaderboardVendor

The price is okay. It's competitive.

2021-01-10T08:08:17Z
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Top 5Real User

I am based in South Africa, where it is expensive adapting to the cloud, and then there is the price for the tool itself. The cost is difficult to estimate. I've got customers who went to the cloud and then they realized that the costs were more, compared to what they used to be on-premises. Also, because our exchange rate is so weak, I would always advocate that prices being lower is better, although I don't know how feasible it is.

2020-12-08T10:26:21Z
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Top 5Real User

The pricing depends on the usage itself. They measure the cost of the companies in town. It also depends on the type of cluster that you are using. If you are using a very heavy cluster, it would be the price per CPU.

2020-11-02T23:28:50Z
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Top 5MSP

The solution is expensive. It's not like a lot of competitors, which are open-source.

2020-06-28T08:51:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We find Databricks to be very expensive, although this improved when we found out how to shut it down at night.

2020-04-13T06:27:36Z
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Top 5Real User

I'm not sure what the licensing costs are on the solution.

2020-02-04T09:59:56Z
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Top 5Real User

I do not exactly know the costs, but one of our clients pays between $100 USD and $200 USD monthly.

2019-12-11T05:40:00Z
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Top 10Real User

Set up a cluster in your cloud of choice, but Databricks' service might also be very competitive as their pricing units will be built in. Licensing on site I would counsel against, as on-site hardware issues tend to really delay and slow down delivery.

2019-10-14T12:39:00Z
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