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Data Warehouse Software

Best Data Warehouse Software

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Data Warehouse Software Overview

What is Data Warehouse Software?

A data warehouse is a database designed for data analysis instead of standard transactional processing. A data warehouse acts as a conduit between operational data stores and supports analytics on the composite data. Slices of data from the warehouse—e.g. summary data for a single department to use, like sales or finance—are stored in a “data mart” for quick access.

In order for a data warehouse to support decision-making effectively, data extracted from various data sources and loaded into the warehouse is normalized. It can be organized into tables, cleaned of redundancy and transformed for consistency. The process by which this happens is called Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL). Once appropriately structured data is made available for querying and analysis.

Data Warehouse Features & Capabilities

To support analyses data warehouses provide the following capabilities:

  • Associated input, extract, and data management tools for preparation

  • Extract from a multitude of source file types (flat files, excel, application data, etc.)

  • May load & normalize structured, semi-structured, or unstructured data

  • Data transformation (cleansing, deduplication, consistency)

  • Data reconciliation for various naming conventions

  • Native & autonomous storage and processing optimization

  • Provide a 360 view of all enterprise data

  • Multiple deployment options (private or public cloud, on-premise, hybrid cloud)

  • Available as-a-service (automated infrastructure management)

  • Integrated machine-learning algorithms, AI

  • Access controlled data sharing, data mart

  • Deploy virtualized data warehouse for extra security, access control

  • In-built data encryption for high-security needs

Pricing Information

Data warehouses from full-stack vendors are often sold as standalone products that must be integrated with other tools. Many data warehouses can be deployed and tested with ease under a free trial for 30 or 60 days. Vendors compete on performance but also pricing. Many popular data warehouses feature on-demand pricing, based on (for instance) compute per second. Alternately, some vendors offer a reduction in on-demand pricing for annual or multi-year commitments.

Data Warehouse Products

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WX2 is the data and analytics focused data warehouse appliance solution from UK company Kognitio.

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SAND, from Sand Technology in Quebec, is an big data and analytics focused software based data warehouse solution.

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Cloudera Altus is a big data and machine learning platform-as-a-service that enables processing of large-scale data sets and automates massive-scale data engineering or data warehouse workloads in the public cloud. Altus is optimized for AWS and Microsoft Azure, and via Cloudera Altus Director, the …

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Certica Solutions offers Data Connect, a hosted, fully-managed and supported operational data store based on the open-source Ed-Fi technology and data standard. Designed for school districts, Data Connect is a turnkey, productized ODS which supports quick adoption and avoids resource-intensive and t…

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The IBM Integrated Analytics System is a data warehouse built for data science which combines the capabilities of PureData System and Netezza. It comprises a high-performance hardware platform and optimized database query engine software that work together to support various data analysis and busine…

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Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousing. MaxCompute supports various data importing solutions and distributed computing models, enabling users to effectively query massive dataset…

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IBM Db2 Warehouse (formerly IBM dashDB Local) is a client-managed, private cloud data warehouse for Docker container supported infrastructures.

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Pivotal Greenplum (formerly from EMC) is a massively parallel processing (MPP) data platform, based on the open source Greenplum Database. The data warehouse application is supported by Pivotal Software.

TrustRadius Top Rated for 2019

2019 Top Rated Data Warehouse Software

There are plenty of options out there, but here's our shortlist of the best Data Warehouse Software. These products won a Top Rated award for having excellent customer satisfaction ratings. The list is based purely on reviews; there is no paid placement, and analyst opinions do not influence the rankings. To qualify, a product must have 10 or more recent reviews and a trScore of 7.5 or higher, indicating above-average satisfaction for business technology. The products with the highest trScores appear first on the list. Read more about the Top Rated criteria.