Exadata Review - why 3.4 stars?

Exadata Review
ITQlick Score: 70/100
ITQlick Rating:
Pricing: 3/10 - low cost
Category: Business Intelligence -> Exadata review
Ranking:Ranked 203 out of 532 Business Intelligence systems
Company: Oracle Corporation
Pricing: starts at $220,000 per license
Typical customers: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Links: Exadata pricing, Exadata alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 10, 2022

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What is Exadata?

Oracle Exadata is a database appliance mainly for running on Oracle databases of large business enterprises. It offers various data mining, storage, and business intelligence solutions. The appliance was designed and launched by Oracle Corporation headquartered in California, United States.

Who is it best for?

Customers of the appliance mainly include large business enterprises, although some medium businesses have also found it useful. The appliance is particularly useful for Oracle databases. Industries in which it has been deployed include automation, financial services, education, IT infrastructure, technology, media and entertainment, data management, and government etc.

Main features and functionalities

Oracle Exadata features a modern architecture and latest industry standards. It also features scale-out database servers, intelligent storage servers, and high-speed internal fabric for the connection of servers and storage. Database intelligence for storage is implemented by cutting-edge algorithms and fast networking is afforded to deliver high performance at low cost.

Oracle Exadata also offers PCI-based flash, ability to run diverse database workloads, data warehousing, and consolidation services for mixed workloads.

What is the actual cost?

The cost of license starts at $220,000 per license. ITQlick pricing score is 3 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Access ITQlick pricing guide for Exadata. You can also find here pricing information from Exadata's website.

Pros

  • Oracle Exadata offers supports for all major types of database workloads such as OLTP.
  • Other than data mining, the appliance also offers the services of data warehousing and mixed workloads.
  • Oracle Exadata uses cutting-edge algorithms to implement storage intelligence in database.

Cons

  • The library of statistical and mathematical functions used by Oracle Exadata is not as extensive as found on some alternatives such as IBM Netezza.
  • The appliance does not offer the capability of handling and mining multi-structured data.

How it stacks up?

Access a head to head analysis of Exadata vs alternative software solutions.
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3.4/5
Score
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Pricing
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License pricing
$220,000 per license
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is it the best Business Intelligence system?

Exadata is ranked 203 out of 532 software in their category (Business Intelligence systems).

How they are rated on ITQlick?

The rating of Exadata is 3.4 stars out of 5 and the total score is 70 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Is it an easy to use Software?

Yes, Exadata makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is it cloud-based?

Yes, they offer cloud based hosting, which means IT resources are retrieved through web-based tools and applications and you don't need to buy servers and additional hardware equipment.

Can it be used on mobile?

No, currently Exadata can't be accessed on mobile, you would need to access it from your computer.

What should we ask during a demo session?

Differences between Exadata and alternatives?

The most popular alternatives to Exadata in 2023: Qlik Sense, SuiteAnalytics, Sisense, Infor Birst, Balanced Scorecard. Access the complete competitors analysis here - Exadata VS Business Intelligence Software alternatives.

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