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I believe Oracle Database is still the best RDBMS database which is the database to consider for OLTP applications and for Adhoc requests. They are good in Datawarehousing in certain aspects but not the best. Oracle is also a great database for scaling up with their Clusterware solution which also makes the database highly available with services moving to the live instance without much trouble.
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Teamdesk is perfect for any operational tracking requirements for companies small or large, and any situation where you need to integrate with other systems since it can be set up to do that flexibly via its API and Webhooks. For example, you could track contacts, time and expense, projects and tasks, schedules, web leads, check-ins, order entry, quotes and invoices, support ticketing, and use the more advanced features to integrate with other systems to pull in currency exchange rates, various lists of data from other databases, send faxes, send bulk emails and so on. It does not do offline storage, so it would not be appropriate for a situation that offline work.
Read full review Pros Best thing about it is that it supports PL/SQL which is helpful in writing complex quarries easily. Its storage capacity , backup and recovery features make it the best database storage tool available. Other thing I like about this software is its interface is so good. Read full review Provide a very good, customizable user management system. Gives a lot of flexibility to customize database to your needs without requiring coding skills. Even allows to customize interface if you can code in html. Provides unlimited space and records. Gives an opportunity to have a database on EU servers to comply with GDPR Offers very good pricing options comparing to competitors (Salesforce, Quickbase, etc.) and offers unlimited space. Gives an opportunity to share your ideas how to improve the platform, many of which are being implemented Customers service if very helpful and friendly. All my questions were answered within a couple hours. Read full review Cons The memory demand and management makes it impossible to run it in a container. It is hard to perform local unit testing with Oracle even using the personal edition (aggressive all the available memory grab for itself). Lack of built in database migrations (e.g. as Flyway). The need to install the Oracle client in addition to its drivers. The cost of running it, especially in the Cloud. Comes with very spartan community grade client/management tools whereas the commercial offerings tend to demand a premium price. Read full review The only down side that I see, is that you have to be willing to spend some time creating your database. You start with a blank canvas and all the tools you need to design a custom database. But, you have to take the time to do it. If you take that time, it is well worth it. Read full review Likelihood to Renew
There is a lot of sunk cost in a product like Oracle 12c. It is doing a great job, it would not provide us much benefit to switch to another product even if it did the same thing due to the work involved in making such a switch. It would not be cost effective.
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Many of the powerful options can be auto-configured but there are still many things to take into account at the moment of installing and configuring an Oracle Database, compared with SQL Server or other databases. At the same time, that extra complexity allows for detailed configuration and guarantees performance, scalability, availability and security.
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1. I have very good experience with Oracle Database support team. Oracle support team has pool of talented Oracle Analyst resources in different regions. To name a few regions - EMEA, Asia, USA(EST, MST, PST), Australia. Their support staffs are very supportive, well trained, and customer focused. Whenever I open Oracle Sev1 SR(service request), I always get prompt update on my case timely. 2. Oracle has zoom call and chat session option linked to Oracle SR. Whenever you are in Oracle portal - you can chat with the Oracle Analyst who is working on your case. You can request for Oracle zoom call thru which you can share the your problem server screen in no time. This is very nice as it saves lot of time and energy in case you have to follow up with oracle support for your case. 3.Oracle has excellent knowledge base in which all the customer databases critical problems and their solutions are well documented. It is very easy to follow without consulting to support team at first.
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They are simply amazing. Very fast, like I have a personal support person standing by for me and always solves my problem in one go.
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Overall the implementation went very well and after that everything came out as expected - in terms of performance and scalability. People should always install and upgrade a stable version for production with the latest patch set updates, test properly as much as possible, and should have a backup plan if anything unexpected happens
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Oracle is more of an enterprise-level database than Access and
SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise
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is a good product which I have been using for 5 years (powerful, nice interface) but - not so powerful as TeamDesk - started to move toward large companies (>50 people) - more expensive than TeamDesk Zoho was not as flexible as TeamDesk
was not as powerful as TeamDesk
Read full review Return on Investment Oracle Database 12c has had a very positive impact on our ability to build strong and robust custom applications in house without the need to come up with our own methods of data storage and management. Oracle Database 12c has the strongest user interface of any database I have worked with and continuously is improving its strength with the addition of support for JSON and XML type objects in the database. Oracle Database 12c is sometimes very heavy and DBA intensive, but the benefits far outweigh the costs, which we need to spend on DBA support for enabling security and access features. Read full review The per user cost is significantly lower than any prior option we have tried. The time spent getting things set up was time well spent for the overall long-term savings. Read full review ScreenShots