Azul Platform Prime vs. Quickbase

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Azul Platform Prime
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
Azul Systems headquartered in Sunnyvale is exclusively focused on Java and the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). They build fully supported, standards-compliant runtimes that help enable Java-based businesses. Their services include Azul Platform Prime (formerly Zing), a JVM with "better behavior" enabling sustained performance, fast warmup and predictable latency without GC pauses, jitter or application timeouts. Zing can be deployed in an on-prem data center or on the Cloud.N/A
Quickbase
Score 9.2 out of 10
N/A
Quickbase helps users tackle any project, no matter how complex. Quickbase helps customers see, connect and control complex projects. Whether it’s raising a skyscraper or coordinating vaccine rollouts, the no-code software platform allows business users to custom fit solutions to the way they work – using information from across the systems they already have.
$700
per month
Pricing
Azul Platform PrimeQuickbase
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Enterprise
Full Customizable
per month/billed annually
Business
Starting at $2,200
per month
Team
Started at $700
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Azul Platform PrimeQuickbase
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional DetailsQuickbase offers three key plans, with feature distinction, simple and consistent entitlements, and a flexible licensing model, giving users the option of either user based or usage based licensing across all 3 plans.
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User Ratings
Azul Platform PrimeQuickbase
Likelihood to Recommend
7.8
(3 ratings)
9.3
(515 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.9
(54 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(40 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(16 ratings)
Performance
8.3
(3 ratings)
9.0
(15 ratings)
Support Rating
8.3
(3 ratings)
8.7
(44 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.6
(4 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.9
(5 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.5
(22 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(10 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
8.4
(10 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(15 ratings)
Professional Services
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(10 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(10 ratings)
User Testimonials
Azul Platform PrimeQuickbase
Likelihood to Recommend
Azul Systems, Inc
If you want some low cost JDK provider where you need the frequent updates as well, you can go ahead for Azul Zing instead of OpenJDK. But if budget is not a concern, I would recommend going for some well known company such as Oracle. Also if you are using Azul for production, make sure to use it for Dev ENV too so as to reproduce issues.
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Quickbase
I no longer think that Quickbase is the way of the future. They do not fix major bugs in a timely manner, and are releasing basic functionality behind a paywall. I believe that Enterprise Level Tier should be given certain things, like SLAs on Support and up-time. However, as a low-code no-code platform the majority of the accounts, "builders", and users are not going to be able to justify the cost of an Enterprise Tier Plan, and won't be able to use the features that Quickbase continues to advertise.
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Pros
Azul Systems, Inc
No answers on this topic
Quickbase
  • Rapidly bring new ideas to life
  • Great authentication and authorization system out of the box
  • Connects with many major third-party services (via Pipelines)
  • Reporting and Dashboards are awesome
  • Excellent emails notification system to keep us in the loop when data changes
  • Intuitive UI for building forms and reports
  • Nice playground to test new ideas
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Cons
Azul Systems, Inc
  • Support
  • GC logging
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Quickbase
  • I'd like to see a link on email notices that take you directly into said notice. On an app that only has 1 or 2 email notices firing, there's no issue. However, we have some tools that are so complex that they have about 20 email notices firing at any given time based on the action users take. In this case, if we have to go in to modify a notice, we have to guess or scroll down the long list of notices to see which one we need to customize. It would be great if Quickbase had the URL of said notice somewhere at the footer of that notice so when Administrators click on it, it takes them into the exact notice they need to update.
  • When filling out or reviewing a lengthy form, I'd like to see the Save & close button, as well as a Save & next option at the bottom of the form rather than having to scroll back up to the top of those forms just to click on those choices.
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Likelihood to Renew
Azul Systems, Inc
No answers on this topic
Quickbase
For our use-case of QuickBase, there really aren't any other products out there that can offer us the same out-of-the-box solutions they provide to us. We're also so integrated with it in our daily processes that to move away from it abruptly would cause mass chaos, so it's going to be renewed for at least the next several years.
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Usability
Azul Systems, Inc
No answers on this topic
Quickbase
Quick Base has done everything we have asked it to do and then some. Our original goal was to have one system for CRM that encompassed both the sales process and the customer management. We have gone w-a-y beyond that with analytics, project management, system bug logging, and historical effort reporting.
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Reliability and Availability
Azul Systems, Inc
No answers on this topic
Quickbase
Once we did get Quick Base configured and customized it was reliably available when we needed it. We may have had one or two occasions when the product was inaccessible but those were few. The greatest challenge with its availability was its difficulty with integrating with our systems.
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Performance
Azul Systems, Inc
Azul has better JVM garbage collection on machines with huge amounts of memory that the OSS version of Java doesn't handle
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Quickbase
Some of our tables that hold over a million records are starting to perform poorly, with some summaries taking over 20 seconds to load. This may be an indication that it is best to archive old data when reaching large volumes like this.
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Support Rating
Azul Systems, Inc
Prime support has been responsive in helping us tune our JVM parameters and diagnose any lingering Java resource issues.
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Quickbase
If you utilize the community, the support is amazing. Unfortunately, I find their actual support system a bit underwhelming. They don't seem to have a great process for interacting directly with an issue and often sweep significant issues under the rug by categorizing them as "Enhancement" ideas or legacy items.
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In-Person Training
Azul Systems, Inc
No answers on this topic
Quickbase
It is very easy to get training from their University portal and still if we don't know their, then we can ask their support too.
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Online Training
Azul Systems, Inc
No answers on this topic
Quickbase
Quick Base already is having a separate portal of providing training to customers and it is very easy to use and updates as per the new features added in to the application
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Implementation Rating
Azul Systems, Inc
No answers on this topic
Quickbase
I was not directly involved with the initial account implementation, only a bystander. For the app I directly implemented for my department only, I wish I had know to create an app diagram first. I don't remember if that was suggested. I think that would be a great help tip tool when a new app is created, to have a page with a check list of what is needed or how to get started. If you are a regular app builder, then you can bypass it or have the ability to turn it off in the app settings.
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Alternatives Considered
Azul Systems, Inc
Oracle was costlier whereas OpenJDK had less frequent updates. Azul was average of both of them, so it was choosen.
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Quickbase
Well, there's a plethora of low-code tools out on the marketplace and, you know, there's a reason that we've decided to partner with QuickBase because it has all the right balance of the ability to integrate with the ability for a citizen developer to create apps successfully. So if you look at something like Zo Ho's low-code offering, for example, yes, there are some similarities there, but they're really dependent on all of their other licensed products to get you where you want to be, where with QuickBase you have the ability to truly create something custom.
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Scalability
Azul Systems, Inc
No answers on this topic
Quickbase
It has evolved really well with our company, but there is a hard limit to the table size that has begun to affect us and not let us grow. The table size limit is set at 500 MB and we have had to jump through quite a few hoops to be able to get by.
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Professional Services
Azul Systems, Inc
No answers on this topic
Quickbase
For clients we use Qucik base to develop application
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Return on Investment
Azul Systems, Inc
  • Reduced infra cost than Oracle
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Quickbase
  • ROI is HUGE. Our company saved over 3.5 million in one year alone based on developments that year in Quickbase that saved time for many teams
  • Less user error - implementing automations and standardized workflows has led to less user error as was previously seen by maintaining spreadsheets or Smartsheets
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