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Attribute Ratings

  • Oracle Exadata Database Machine is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.3

Apache Hive

83%
37 Ratings
8.7

Oracle Exadata

87%
20 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

10.0

Apache Hive

100%
1 Rating

Oracle Exadata

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

8.7

Apache Hive

87%
8 Ratings

Oracle Exadata

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

7.2

Apache Hive

72%
7 Ratings

Oracle Exadata

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Apache Hive

Software work execution is on a large scale, it is good to use for new projects or organizational changes, data lineage mapping has always been dubious but this one has had good results. You can store and synchronize data from different departments, the storage process can be manual but it is best automated.
Camilo Palacios | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Exadata

  • First, get the database on Oracle. If you are in an Oracle stack, it would be much better to use the Oracle products. If you are driving a Ferrari, you wouldn’t put a Mercedes engine in it. If you are writing a query, you cannot rely on other brands. Since I'm an architect, when I look for a product, I look for performance.
  • The installation is easy because it comes out-of-the-box and you just start using it.
  • Previous to Oracle Exadata, we were using a normal Oracle RAC service. We were just waiting for this product to come out.
  • I'm currently writing a data warehouse on Exadata. Before this solution, we were aiming for this to be completed by 8 a.m., when our ETLs would finish. With the help of Exadata's special features, this was reduced to 3 a.m. This solution allows us to bring more data within the same time period. It provides us with more subject areas that provide more reports to our users. Our ETL times reduced to 65%, then to 50%.
Gurcan Orhan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Apache Hive

  • Apache Hive allows use to write expressive solutions to complex problems thanks to its SQL-like syntax.
  • Relatively easy to set up and start using.
  • Very little ramp-up to start using the actual product, documentation is very thorough, there is an active community, and the code base is constantly being improved.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Exadata

  • Customize-able for specific functionality optimized for combination of online transaction or analytical processing.
  • Ability to serve mix workloads with resource management feature enables prioritizing allocation for certain workload.
  • Scale-able on-premise with compatibility for cloud deployment offers flexible solution for organization considering to transition from on-premise solution.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Apache Hive

  • Some queries, particularly complex joins, are still quite slow and can take hours
  • Previous jobs and queries are not stored sometimes
  • Switching to Impala can sometimes be time-consuming (i.e. the system hangs, or is slow to respond).
  • Sometimes, directories and tables don't load properly which causes confusion
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Exadata

  • Patching can often become quite involved and convoluted. It should be more transparent and straightforward.
  • Storage metrics can be difficult and time consuming to obtain.
  • Basic administrative functions can be hard to repair when discovered.
  • Vendor support can take a while to obtain. Generally several attempts are necessary to reach the right area of vendor expertise.
Maurice Samuels | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Apache Hive

General

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

Starting Price

Apache Hive Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Oracle Exadata

General

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

Starting Price

$2.9,032 Per Unit

Oracle Exadata Editions & Modules

Edition
Quarter Rack$14.51621
Database Server$2.90321
  1. Per Unit
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Likelihood to Renew

Apache Hive

Apache Hive 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Since I do not know the second data warehouse solution that integrate with HDFS as well as Hive.
Yinghua Hu | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Exadata

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Apache Hive

Apache Hive 8.7
Based on 8 answers
Thanks to its high usability Apache Hive enables users to craft extensive queries really efficiently and at the same time to how to hold response times very low. HiveQL simplicity makes it super easy to manage large datasets, what was almost an impossible task before introduction of Apache Hive data warehousing platform in our company.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Exadata

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Apache Hive

Apache Hive 7.2
Based on 7 answers
Apache Hive is a FOSS project and its open source. We need not definitely comment on anything about the support of open source and its developer community. But, it has got tremendous developer support, awesome documentation. I would justify the fact that much support can be gathered from the community backup.
Ananth Gouri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Exadata

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Apache Hive

Apache Hives is a very effective tool. In contrast, we wanted our data warehouse to be the location for our file system data. We also wanted to avoid using Postgres. It's great for keeping track of logs when working on big data projects. It's very similar to SQL in how it works. Even though HQL has a limited command set, it can still be helpful. It provides a fantastic open-source MapReduce implementation.
Orin Mamun | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Exadata

Oracle Exadata Database Machine had the best performance overall hands down. It clearly beat the competition and we were seeing 1000X improvement on SAP HANA. Oracle Exadata Database Machine beat that without us refactoring our code. To achieve that in HANA, we had to refactor the code somewhat. Now this was for our limited POC of 5 use cases. Given the large number of stored procedures we had in Sybase, we need to capture more production metrics but we are seeing incredible performance.
Gene Baker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Apache Hive

  • Apache hive is secured and scalable solution that helps in increasing the overall organization productivity.
  • Apache hive can handle and process large amount of data in a sufficient time manner.
  • It simplifies writing SQL queries, hence helping the organization as most companies use SQL for all query jobs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Exadata

  • Single support from a single vendor with both machine and database from Oracle, which is costing us less.
  • With Exadata, we need less technical manpower and less technical support. A business transaction with the integrated and centralized database helps us focus on other business needs.
  • We don't need to buy additional licenses and Hardware for the next 3 to 5 years.
Habeeb Akbar | TrustRadius Reviewer

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