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Score 8 out of 100
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Score 8.6 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Database-as-a-Service

    7.7

    Amazon Athena

    77%

    Cloud BigTable

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Amazon Athena ranks higher in 6/6 features

    Automatic software patching

    7.0
    70%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Database scalability

    7.0
    70%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Automated backups

    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Database security provisions

    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Monitoring and metrics

    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Automatic host deployment

    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

      Likelihood to Recommend

      8.0

      Amazon Athena

      80%
      1 Rating

      Cloud BigTable

      N/A
      0 Ratings

      Likelihood to Recommend

      Amazon Athena

      If you are looking to take a lot of the traditional "database administration" work off someone's plate, going with Amazon Athena certainly has "no code" options to optimize lots of database tasks. I would say this option is less appropriate if you have other Microsoft things at play, such as Power BI.
      Scott Kennedy | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Cloud BigTable

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      Pros

      Amazon Athena

      • The most obvious, is you can use SQL programming language, which a lot of people understand.
      • You can scale up to meeting higher processing times.
      • The data return speed (query speed) is great.
      Scott Kennedy | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Cloud BigTable

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      Cons

      Amazon Athena

      • Every dialect of SQL has some missing functions. I wish there was automated GROUP BY options here.
      • There are connection problems back to Power BI occasionally.
      • If you don't watch certain queries, it's possible that it takes a long time to run and charges you a lot of money.
      Scott Kennedy | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Cloud BigTable

      No answers on this topic

      Pricing Details

      Amazon Athena

      General

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

      Starting Price

      $5 per TB of Data Scanned

      Amazon Athena Editions & Modules

      Edition
      Price per Query$5.001
      1. per TB of Data Scanned
      Additional Pricing Details

      Cloud BigTable

      General

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

      Starting Price

      Cloud BigTable Editions & Modules

      Additional Pricing Details

      Alternatives Considered

      Amazon Athena

      Amazon Athena, a product from Amazon, competes with offerings from Google and Microsoft. Overall, I think your database choice depends on some of the other applications you are running at your company. For example, if you are using Microsoft Power BI for reporting needs, you might want to consider going the Azure route.
      Scott Kennedy | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Cloud BigTable

      No answers on this topic

      Return on Investment

      Amazon Athena

      • The query speeds help us make more decisions in a day (speed).
      • If you need more horsepower for specific times in the day this option helps scale.
      • The security of your environment is well protected too.
      Scott Kennedy | TrustRadius Reviewer

      Cloud BigTable

      No answers on this topic

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