ClearDATA vs. Red Hat OpenShift

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ClearDATA
Score 10.0 out of 10
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ClearDATA is a HIPAA-compliant, cloud computing platform designed for healthcare organizations wishing to move their computing resources online. The platform is somewhat different to major PaaS/IaaS vendors in that its data centers don’t use commodity hardware and it isn’t multi-tenant.N/A
Red Hat OpenShift
Score 9.2 out of 10
N/A
OpenShift is Red Hat's Cloud Computing Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. OpenShift is an application platform in the cloud where application developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications.
$0.08
per hour
Pricing
ClearDATARed Hat OpenShift
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ClearDATARed Hat OpenShift
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
ClearDATARed Hat OpenShift
Top Pros

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Top Cons
Features
ClearDATARed Hat OpenShift
Platform-as-a-Service
Comparison of Platform-as-a-Service features of Product A and Product B
ClearDATA
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Ratings
Red Hat OpenShift
8.2
193 Ratings
2% above category average
Ease of building user interfaces00 Ratings8.3165 Ratings
Scalability00 Ratings9.1183 Ratings
Platform management overhead00 Ratings7.7169 Ratings
Workflow engine capability00 Ratings7.8152 Ratings
Platform access control00 Ratings8.3171 Ratings
Services-enabled integration00 Ratings8.2158 Ratings
Development environment creation00 Ratings8.4167 Ratings
Development environment replication00 Ratings8.3160 Ratings
Issue monitoring and notification00 Ratings7.8169 Ratings
Issue recovery00 Ratings7.6166 Ratings
Upgrades and platform fixes00 Ratings8.3170 Ratings
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User Ratings
ClearDATARed Hat OpenShift
Likelihood to Recommend
6.0
(1 ratings)
9.2
(207 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
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(0 ratings)
8.7
(23 ratings)
Usability
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8.2
(8 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
5.5
(1 ratings)
Performance
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8.6
(129 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.1
(8 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(2 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
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7.9
(3 ratings)
Professional Services
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7.3
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
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8.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
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8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
ClearDATARed Hat OpenShift
Likelihood to Recommend
ClearDATA
ClearDATA recognized their challenges and made efforts to resolve them. However, they learned DR was not their forte. Instead, they turned their focus towards cloud application and data hosting. Considering the relationships built, I would try their services again, especially with some of our applications needing to be moved into a legacy format.
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Red Hat
Stateful pods and DBs can be challenging to manage in OpenShifts. Depending on the configuration, lost deployments could result in data loss. The best use case for OpenShifts is any instance where agile and quick deployments are needed. Thanks to the OCP git runner, we can implement new builds across all environments quickly.
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Pros
ClearDATA
  • Leadership is very attentive, working hard to forge interpersonal relationships
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Red Hat
  • One thing is the way how it works with the GitHubs model on an enterprise business, how the hub and spoke topology works. Hub cluster topology works the way how there is a governance model to enforce policies. The R back models, the Red Hat OpenShift virtualization that supports the cube board and developer workspace is one big feature within. So yes, these are all some features I would call out.
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Cons
ClearDATA
  • Support was a challenge. Often tickets would sit until escalated.
  • Clear expectations on both sides caused communication challenges.
  • Data stored in the cloud was over 7 days old, and if there was a need to restore the data, business continuity would be greatly affected.
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Red Hat
  • So I don't know that this is a specific disadvantage for Red Hat OpenShift. It's a challenge for anything that Kubernetes face is. There's an extremely large learning curve associated with it and once you get to the point where you're comfortable with it, it's really not bad. But beating that learning curve is a challenge. I've done a couple presentations on our implementation of Red Hat OpenShift at various conferences and one of the slides I always have in there is a tweet from years ago that said, "I tried to teach somebody Kubernetes once. Now neither of us knows what it is."
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Likelihood to Renew
ClearDATA
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Red Hat
OpenShift is really easy of use through its management console. OpenShift gives a very large flexibility through many inbuilt functionalities, all gathered in the same place (it's a very convenient tool to learn DevOps technics hands on) OpenShift is an ideal integrated development / deployment platform for containers
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Usability
ClearDATA
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Red Hat
The virtualization part takes some getting used to it you are coming from a more traditional hypervisor. Customization options are not intuitive to these users. The process should be more clear. Perhaps a guide to Openshift Virtualization for users of RHV, VMware, etc. would ease this transition into the new platform
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Reliability and Availability
ClearDATA
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Red Hat
Redhat openshift is generally reliable and available platform, it ensures high availability for most the situations. in fact the product where we put openshift in a box, we ensure that the availability is also happening at node and network level and also at storage level, so some of the factors that are outside of Openshift realm are also working in HA manner.
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Performance
ClearDATA
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Red Hat
I've not noticed any significant performance impacts with Red Hat OpenShift. I think the development team has put a lot of effort into ensuring that it is performant. And so performance typically is not a major concern for us with Red Hat OpenShift.
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Support Rating
ClearDATA
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Red Hat
Every time we need to get support all the Red Hat team move forward looking to solve the problem. Sometimes this was not easy and requires the scalation to product team, and we always get a response. Most of the minor issues were solved with the information from access.redhat.com
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In-Person Training
ClearDATA
No answers on this topic
Red Hat
I was not involved in the in person training, so i
can not answer this question, but the team in my org worked directly
with Openshift and able to get the in person training done easily, i did not
hear problem or complain in this space, so i hope things happen
seamlessly without any issue.
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Online Training
ClearDATA
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Red Hat
We went thru the training material on RH webesite, i think its very descriptive and the handson lab sesssions are very useful. It would be good to create more short duration videos covering one single aspect of openshift, this wll keep the interest and also it breaks down the complexity to reasonable chunks.
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Alternatives Considered
ClearDATA
Zadara: This is our current provider. We have a SaaS (Storage as a Service) solution coupled with cloud disaster recovery. So far, this service has been exemplary.
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Red Hat
Our developer community is using Red Hat OpenShift for years and they are familiar and comfortable with the product. Red Hat OpenShift UI makes it easier for new developers to adopt without knowing much of Kubernetes. Our platform team feels it’s easy to mange the cluster and upgrades. Other options has more operation overhead and less friendly to developers not have in-depth knowledge of Kubernetes.
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Contract Terms and Pricing Model
ClearDATA
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Red Hat
It's easy to understand what are being billed and what's included in each type of subscription. Same with the support (Std or Premium) you know exactly what to expect when you need to use it. The "core" unit approach on the subscription made really simple to scale and carry the workloads from one site to another.
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Scalability
ClearDATA
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Red Hat
This is a great platform to deployment container applications designed for multiple use cases. Its reasonably scalable platform, that can host multiple instances of applications, which can seamlessly handle the node and pod failure, if they are configured properly. There should be some scalability best practices guide would be very useful
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Return on Investment
ClearDATA
  • Hard to say as we never really tested the data recovery, even though it was part of the scope of the project.
  • Considering the challenges, I would say we paid for something we didn't receive. However, when escalated we got somewhere.
  • From a customer service standpoint, it was 50/50.
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Red Hat
  • Positive: Reduction in physical and virtual machine footprint
  • Negative: Lack of native end to end o11y has caused a great deal of focus from our enterprise monitoring folks
  • Positive: OCP has allowed developers to have a quick and easy space to experiment
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