2 Ratings
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Score 4.9 out of 100
22 Ratings
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

VectorWise is suitable to be a departmental data mart database or an operational data store (ODS). It is not suitable for enterprise data warehouse database.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Databricks Unified Analytics Platform

Databricks has helped my teams write PySpark and Spark SQL jobs and test them out before formally integrating them in Spark jobs. Through Databricks we can create parquet and JSON output files. Datamodelers and scientists who are not very good with coding can get good insight into the data using the notebooks that can be developed by the engineers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Platform Connectivity

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
8.3
Connect to Multiple Data Sources
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
9.0
Extend Existing Data Sources
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
9.0
Automatic Data Format Detection
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
7.0

Data Exploration

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
6.0
Visualization
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
6.0
Interactive Data Analysis
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
6.0

Data Preparation

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
8.0
Interactive Data Cleaning and Enrichment
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
8.0
Data Transformations
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
9.0
Data Encryption
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
7.0
Built-in Processors
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
8.0

Platform Data Modeling

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
8.3
Multiple Model Development Languages and Tools
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
9.0
Automated Machine Learning
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
8.0
Single platform for multiple model development
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
9.0
Self-Service Model Delivery
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
7.0

Model Deployment

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
7.5
Flexible Model Publishing Options
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
7.0
Security, Governance, and Cost Controls
Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
8.0

Pros

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

  • Quick response for queries involving multi-million rows
  • Low cost
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Databricks Unified Analytics Platform

  • Extremely Flexible in Data Scenarios
  • Fantastic Performance
  • DB is always updating the system so we can have latest features.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

  • Concurrent user handling
  • Handling parallel ETL processes
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Databricks Unified Analytics Platform

  • The navigation through which one would create a workspace is a bit confusing at first. It takes a couple minutes to figure out how to create a folder and upload files since it is not the same as traditional file systems such as box.com
  • Also, when you create a table, if you forgot to copy the link where the table is stored, it is hard to relocate it. Most of the time I would have to delete the table and re-created.
Ann Le | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

No score
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Databricks Unified Analytics Platform

Databricks Unified Analytics Platform 9.0
Based on 1 answer
This has been very useful in my organization for shared notebooks, integrated data pipeline automation and data sources integrations. Integration with AWS is seamless. Non tech users can easily learn how to use Databricks. You can have your company LDAP connect to it for login based access controls to some extent
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

Oracle>DB2>MS SQL Server>GreenPlum>Vectorwise
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Databricks Unified Analytics Platform

Easier to set up and get started. Less of a learning curve.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

  • We had to move out of VectorWise after using the database for 2 years. Hence no positive impacts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Databricks Unified Analytics Platform

  • Rapid growth of analytics within our company.
  • Cost model aligns with usage allowing us to make a reasonable initial investment and scale the cost as we realize the value.
  • Platform is easy to learn and Databricks provides excellent support and training.
  • Platform does not require a large DevOPs investment
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Databricks Unified Analytics Platform

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
4.0
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
8.9

Usability

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
9.0

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