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"The solution is extremely stable.""All of the features offered by Oracle, more than meet the expectations.""Offers a lot of backup security and is very powerful.""The most valuable feature of Oracle Database is its stability - one can trust that the database is always working.""The database performance. We can optimise the database for authorising expenditure and other resource-heavy functions.""The feature that I worked with and that excited me the most is one that is not available in other databases, and it involves the use of Java Runtime.""The solution is a reliable database.""The solution can scale well."

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"MemSQL supports the MySQL protocol, and many functions are similar, so the learning curve is very short."

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Cons
"The solution can be quite expensive.""When it comes to Oracle, the only complaint that I have is their support. For business-critical cases, finding support is a little bit difficult because of the timezone difference. They should provide faster support to resolve issues on time.""The user interface could be better.""With the new version, we never came across any important limitations. There was nothing that needed improvement. However, in versions 9 and 10, we sometimes had problems, and big and complicated queries did not get through. In versions 11 and 12, I did not experience any problem. There could be some more information about load balancing and all these things. For me, it was just a part of the infrastructure maintained by other people. So, I cannot really say what they need.""The setup for Enterprise Manager Grid Control can be a bit easier.""Oracle could improve by providing better integration with other solutions, such as Angular platforms.""They could improve the storage and network overhead.""There is a new version of Oracle and Database Firewall, version 20, for which I would be interested in receiving training."

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"There should be more pipelines available because I think that if MemSQL can connect to other services, that would be great."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Our licensing costs are between $40,000 and $50,000 per year. Those are the costs that cover maintenance and licensing."
  • "The pricing is something that Oracle should work on to make the product more affordable, especially to businesses in third-world countries."
  • "It is very expensive. We pay in dollars, so the inflation and conversion cost is also there for us. They charge on a yearly basis for the license."
  • "Its price is already low. Oracle has a competitive and cheaper price as compared to others. Oracle Cloud is cheaper than other clouds. The pricing is very competitive for Oracle Cloud to be in the market. Their pricing makes customers interested in using this product even though Oracle doesn't have a local data center at this moment."
  • "They are pricing themselves out of the market."
  • "It is expensive."
  • "It's expensive. I would say that it is more expensive than other competing products."
  • "It's not cheap, but sometimes, you get what you pay for."
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  • "I would advise users to try the free 128GB version."
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    DB2 versus Oracle: - Table structure is different - Data structures - there are some differences including the data type, format and length.
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    It is a mature product. It is pretty stable. I've got a lot of experience with it, so it is pretty easy to use.
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    We pay for a yearly licensing subscription. Funds permitting, we have plans to increase usage for Oracle Database in the new year.
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    Oracle 12c, RDBMS
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    Overview

    Oracle Database 12c introduces a new multitenant architecture that makes it easy to consolidate many databases quickly and manage them as a cloud service. Oracle Database 12c also includes in-memory data processing capabilities for breakthrough analytical performance. Additional database innovations deliver new levels of efficiency, performance, security, and availability. Oracle Database 12c comes in two editions to fit your business needs and budget: Enterprise Edition and Standard Edition 2.

    For more information on Oracle RDBMS, visit Oracle.com

    MemSQL is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical systems with a cloud-native, massively scalable architecture for maximum ingest and query performance with the highest concurrency. MemSQL envisions a world where every business can make decisions in real time and every experience is optimized through data. Global enterprises use the MemSQL distributed database to easily ingest, process, analyze, and act on data in order to thrive in today’s insight-driven economy. MemSQL is optimized to run on any public cloud or on-premises with commodity hardware. To learn more, visit our Product page - https://msql.co/2xUDAqL. To use MemSQL, get started with a free trial - https://msql.co/2NZOAy9.

    Headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in Seattle, WA and Portland OR, MemSQL has raised $110M from top investors including GV, Accel Partners, and Khosla Ventures, among others. MemSQL is trusted by customers including Uber, Akamai, Dell EMC, Samsung, Comcast, Kellogg, and more.

    If you want to work at a company that celebrates diversity, innovation, leadership, and creativity every day, check out our openings on our Careers page - https://msql.co/2RoTZgn.

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    Agncia Nacional de guas, Anbima, Aria Systems, Asiana Airlines, Astelit LLC, Australian Finance Group, Banco Occidental de Descuento, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, BT, Caja de Seguros S.A., Casas GEO S.A.B. de C.V., Comic Relief UK, Corsair Components Inc., CSAM Health AS, CSOB Group, Datacraft Solutions, DenizBank A.S., Department of Treasury and Finance WA, Office of State Revenue, Deutsche B_rse AG, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Deutsche Messe AG, Digicel Haiti, DPR COSEA, Essar Group, Essatto Software Pty Ltd, Farmšcia e Drogaria Nissei Ltda., Fomento Econ‹mico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. (FEMSA), FundaÊo Petrobras de Seguridade Social, Future Group, GFKL Financial Services AG, Grupo Posadas S.A.B. de C.V., Grupo Sinosserra, Guerra S.A. Implementos Rodovišrios, Hanatour International Service, Hays plc, Henan Mobile Co. Ltd, Hochschule Hof, Hong Kong and China Technology (Wuhan) Co. Ltd (Towngas Technology), Industries Corpa_al C.A., Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatstica, Instituto Mexicano de la Propiedad Industrial, Kcell, LinkShare Corporation, MercadoLibre Inc., MetLife Inc., Nextgen Distribution, €BB-IKT GmbH, Octagon Research Solutions, Pacific Lutheran University, Paragon Data GmbH, Ping ltd., PJSC Trustbank, Prodaub _ Processamento de Dados de Uberl_ndia, Purdue University, Redknee Inc., Robi Axiata Limited, Shanghai Infoservice Technology Co. Ltd, Shanghai Sihua Technologies Co. Ltd, Sistema de Aguas de la Ciudad de M_xico, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, Suddenlink Communications, Suprajit Engineering Limited, Tallink Grupp, Terminales Ro de la Plata S.A., Therap Services LLC, Think Passenger Inc., Trafigura, Transmed S.A.L Lebanon, ValeShop, VelQuest Corporation, Vodafone Group plc, West Virginia Network, WIND Hellas Telecommunications S.A
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    Financial Services Firm17%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Government8%
    Comms Service Provider7%
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    Computer Software Company31%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Government6%
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    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    Manufacturing Company6%
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    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise55%
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    Oracle Database is ranked 2nd in Relational Databases with 123 reviews while SingleStore DB is ranked 9th in Relational Databases with 1 review. Oracle Database is rated 8.6, while SingleStore DB is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Oracle Database writes "Gets the job done, doesn't fail, and suitable for massively scalable applications". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SingleStore DB writes "MySQL Big Brother with built-in data pipeline, high concurrency, and blazing fast analytical queries". Oracle Database is most compared with SAP HANA, IBM Db2 Database, SQL Server, MySQL and SAP IQ, whereas SingleStore DB is most compared with CockroachDB, MySQL, SQL Server, Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop and Teradata.

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