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»
I am doing research on the comparison between Teradata and Greenplum for helping customers (bankers) migrate from TD to GP.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of Greenplum? What can Teradata do that Greenplum can't? Can these differences be accomplished by another tool?
Thanks! I appreciate… more»