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Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon EMR

Amazon Elastic MapReduce is useful in cases where two conditions are met. First, that you are planning on using multiple big data tools simultaneously to analyze big data sets. And second, that you need a tool that simplifies managing big data tools. If these two conditions are met, MapReduce does a great job. The user interface is simple. The program eliminates some programming requirements. The software also makes setting up big data analyses much easier. With these benefits acknowledged, MapReduce is not a good tool for "small" data analyses, given that there are other tools that do the job quicker and much more professional output. If you're on the fence, try out MapReduce with competing "small" data tools and see if you really need big data software.
Thomas Young | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Autonomous Database

[Oracle Autonomous Database] is well suited if you already have an vested interest in the Oracle Cloud, since Autonomous Database will closely integrate into the Oracle Cloud. It will able to deliver faster, simplified, and consistent Oracle deployments. On the other hand, if you're currently using another Cloud provider such as AWS or Microsoft Azure and has no plan to change in the near-term, it's probably not a good idea to invest in the Oracle Cloud. Multi-Cloud integration strategies are often more costly and often have architectural design issues and/or incompatibilities that will be difficult to overcome.
Johnny Wu | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Database Development

Amazon EMR
Oracle Autonomous Database
7.0
Version control tools
Amazon EMR
Oracle Autonomous Database
6.3
Test data generation
Amazon EMR
Oracle Autonomous Database
5.9
Performance optimization tools
Amazon EMR
Oracle Autonomous Database
8.0
Schema maintenance
Amazon EMR
Oracle Autonomous Database
7.6
Database change management
Amazon EMR
Oracle Autonomous Database
7.0

Database Administration

Amazon EMR
Oracle Autonomous Database
7.1
User management
Amazon EMR
Oracle Autonomous Database
7.0
Database security
Amazon EMR
Oracle Autonomous Database
8.0
Database status reporting
Amazon EMR
Oracle Autonomous Database
7.3
Change management
Amazon EMR
Oracle Autonomous Database
6.2

Pros

Amazon EMR

  • Easier to implement than older on-premise solutions
  • Works with open source technologies.
  • Keeps processing cost low.
  • It is flexible and works also for short term workloads and the pricing changes to that model.
Nicolas Costa Ossa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Autonomous Database

  • Robust - this product doesn't have a lot of downtime. It's less prone to errors than some other tools I've worked with.
  • Scalable - we can keep adding more things to it. We haven't hit any roadblocks when we've tried to do more with our database.
Manish Garg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon EMR

  • It could have been more matured with machine learning capabilities.
  • The support material available online on Elastic MapReduce is limited and we might end up spending more time in understanding/researching the tool.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Autonomous Database

  • Autonomous DB integration with PeopleSoft. Issues noticed in the application.
  • More flexibility of user access to DB OS.
  • External connections using DB link is not possible .
  • Appears sophisticated as a majority of the controls reside with Oracle in terms of security, patching, maintenance, tuning. Less responsibility to a proficient DBA.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Amazon EMR

No score
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Oracle Autonomous Database

Oracle Autonomous Database 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Autonomous is the way of the future and this is one system which is crucial to any system and is also autonomous.It is self-tuning and self-maintaining which are major advantages.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Amazon EMR

Amazon EMR 8.2
Based on 4 answers
I give Amazon EMR this rating because while it is great at simplifying running big data frameworks, providing the Amazon EMR highlights, product details, and pricing information, and analyzing vast amounts of data, it can be run slow, freeze and glitch sometimes. So overall Amazon EMR is pretty good to use other than some basic issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Autonomous Database

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Amazon EMR

Amazon EMR 9.3
Based on 4 answers
AWS and EMR support are on par with the best out there. You pay a premium for the support but they can save you time and money by quickly resolving issues or helping you get your problem taken care of. They are competing with Google and MS, and it shows in their support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Autonomous Database

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Amazon EMR

The alternatives to EMR are mainly hadoop distributions owned by the 3 companies above. I have not used the other distributions so it is difficult to comment, but the general tradeoff is, at the cost of a longer setup time and more infra management, you get more flexible versioning and potentially faster access to newer versions of some frameworks such as Spark.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Autonomous Database

Oracle Autonomous Database provides self administration features that are not available in previous databases like Oracle Database 12c and previous versions. So this is really good for the organizations to best use the resources and improve the performance of the applications. In addition, we don't have to think more about the versioning because this database will be take care of this.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Amazon EMR

  • It was obviously cheaper and convenient to use as most of our data processing and pipelines are on AWS. It was fast and readily available with a click and that saved a ton of time rather than having to figure out the down time of the cluster if its on premises.
  • It saved time on processing chunks of big data which had to be processed in short period with minimal costs. EMR solved this as the cluster setup time and processing was simple, easy, cheap and fast.
  • It had a negative impact as it was very difficult in submitting the test jobs as it lags a UI to submit spark code snippets.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Autonomous Database

  • Oracle Autonomous Database, and the safe harbor statements, are good, and when it comes to availability Oracle should control the number of bugs we hit every year, and they need to test all those bugs and the impacts before they release. They may be doing it today, but still, they need to invest their money into it. Even TDE is new and needs to improve a lot. The troubleshooting with TDE and skill level in Oracle needs to improve.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Amazon EMR

General

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

Oracle Autonomous Database

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon EMR
8.5
Oracle Autonomous Database
8.1

Likelihood to Renew

Amazon EMR
Oracle Autonomous Database
7.0

Usability

Amazon EMR
8.2
Oracle Autonomous Database

Support Rating

Amazon EMR
9.3
Oracle Autonomous Database

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