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Feature Set Ratings

    Database-as-a-Service

    Azure HDInsight

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    9.2

    Google BigQuery

    92%
    Google BigQuery ranks higher in 6/6 features

    Automatic software patching

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2
    92%
    17 Ratings

    Database scalability

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.8
    98%
    29 Ratings

    Automated backups

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.4
    94%
    24 Ratings

    Database security provisions

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2
    92%
    24 Ratings

    Monitoring and metrics

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    25 Ratings

    Automatic host deployment

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2
    92%
    14 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Google BigQuery is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.0

    Azure HDInsight

    90%
    5 Ratings
    9.6

    Google BigQuery

    96%
    29 Ratings

    Usability

    8.8

    Azure HDInsight

    88%
    4 Ratings
    9.5

    Google BigQuery

    95%
    3 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.8

    Azure HDInsight

    88%
    4 Ratings
    9.7

    Google BigQuery

    97%
    18 Ratings

    Contract Terms and Pricing Model

    Azure HDInsight

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Google BigQuery

    100%
    1 Rating

    Professional Services

    Azure HDInsight

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5

    Google BigQuery

    85%
    2 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Azure HDInsight

    If you want to save costs and just pay for what you use, I highly recommend it. It will help you also to work with data for your reports and analytics. on the other hand I think it could be the subscription you have but high volume of data make it slow but not so much. anyway I think it's really good because it's from Microsoft which always is friendly to use it as all the suit they have.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Google BigQuery

    If you are using Google suites like Analytics 360, Big Query can be a very useful tool for storing & querying your data because of its seem less integration within Google environment. Also if your organisation has large set of data and you want fast data processing, then only it makes sense to move to Google BigQuery otherwise there are cheaper alternatives available.
    Sameera Srivastava | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Azure HDInsight

    • Data is presented without interfering others (IT or other dept).
    • Data is managed properly and is available for retrievable any time.
    • Legacy use of CD/DVD and Pendrive are not required.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Google BigQuery

    • Huge plus point if you have idea running SQL scripts.
    • The ability to store and manage multiple data warehouses is a big plus point which helps a lot for growing businesses.
    • Easy integration with tools like Data Studio and Google Analytics which provides great data warehouse and data management solutions.
    Rounak Verma | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Azure HDInsight

    • The only problem I have come across is when loading large volumes of data I sometimes get an error message, I assume this means something is corrupt from within. I would love a way for this to be resolved without having to start over.
    Kristin Page | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Google BigQuery

    • One issue with Google Cloud Storage is its price. For one to have that premium Google Cloud Storage, for the purpose of massive storage, he/she must have adequate cash. Otherwise, Google Cloud Storage is a safe and perfect online storage platform.
    • The only thing that can come to mind that would be annoying with this software was that sometimes when trying to share files on the Cloud with coworkers, it would just not share at all, or there would be a massive delay in when I shared them and when they received them. Other than that though, everything is perfect with this.
    Sam Lepak | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Azure HDInsight

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Azure HDInsight Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Google BigQuery

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $4 per 100 slots

    Google BigQuery Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Queries (On-Demand)$51
    Queries (Hourly Flex Slots)$42
    Queries (Monthly Flat Rate)$20002
    Queries (Annual Flat Rate)$1,7002
    1. per TB
    2. per 100 slots
    Additional Pricing Details

    Usability

    Azure HDInsight

    Azure HDInsight 8.8
    Based on 4 answers
    Azure HDInsight is usable on the top of Azure Data Lake and gives us the benefit of analyzing large scale data workload in Hadoop. Usability and support from Microsoft are outstanding.
    Krishn Garg | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Google BigQuery

    Google BigQuery 9.5
    Based on 3 answers
    web UI is easy and convenient. Many RDBMS clients such as aqua data studio, Dbeaver data grid, and others connect. Range of well-documented APIs available. The range of features keeps expanding, increasing similar features to traditional RDBMS such as Oracle and DB2
    Richard Atkins | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    Azure HDInsight

    Azure HDInsight 8.8
    Based on 4 answers
    I highly recommend it.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Google BigQuery

    Google BigQuery 9.7
    Based on 18 answers
    BigQuery can be difficult to support because it is so solid as a product. Many of the issues you will see are related to your own data sets, however you may see issues importing data and managing jobs. If this occurs, it can be a challenge to get to speak to the correct person who can help you.
    Tristan Dobbs | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    Azure HDInsight

    At this time I have not used any other similar products... I am open to it but Azure HDInsight and its components really work well for our organization.
    Kristin Page | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Google BigQuery

    Spinning up, provisioning, maintaining and debugging a Hadoop solution can be non-trivial, painful. I'm talking about both GCE based or HDInsight clusters. It requires expertise (+ employee hire, costs). With BigQuery if someone has a good SQL knowledge (and maybe a little programming), can already start to test and develop. All of the infrastructure and platform services are taken care of. Google BigQuery is a magnitudes simpler to use than Hadoop, but you have to evaluate the costs. BigQuery billing is dependent on your data size and how much data your query touches.
    Csaba Toth | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Contract Terms and Pricing Model

    Azure HDInsight

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Google BigQuery

    Google BigQuery 10.0
    Based on 1 answer
    None so far. Very satisfied with the transparency on contract terms and pricing model.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Professional Services

    Azure HDInsight

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Google BigQuery

    Google BigQuery 8.5
    Based on 2 answers
    Google Support has kindly provide individual support and consultants to assist with the integration work. In the circumstance where the consultants are not present to support with the work, Google Support Helpline will always be available to answer to the queries without having to wait for more than 3 days.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Azure HDInsight

    • Less implementation cost.
    • No hosting services cost.
    • Faster data retrieval.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Google BigQuery

    • Google BigQuery has had enormous impact in terms of ROI to our business, as it has allowed us to ease our dependence on our physical servers, which we pay for monthly from another hosting service. We have been able to run multiple enterprise scale data processing applications with almost no investment
    • Since our business is highly client focused, Google Cloud Platform, and BigQuery specifically, has allowed us to get very granular in how our usage should be attributed to different projects, clients, and teams.
    • Plain and simple, I believe the meager investments that we have made in Google BigQuery have paid themselves back hundreds of times over.
    Alex Andrews | TrustRadius Reviewer

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