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Nadyan Pscheidt | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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[Oracle Database is] a great database solution, it suits very well all kinds of applications and problems. The good thing about it is the relational part, because everyone with a little knowledge of databases can use the SQL language to deal with the tables and contents. BUT it is expensive, so if you have a small business, it may not be the best option.
Score 10 out of 10
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Scenarios where Oracle12c DB is well suited:

1. Oracle12c DB with ODA(Oracle Database Appliance) is well suited for small to medium OLTP shops, where you don't have much DB workload. Oracle12c with ODA provides DB high availability, High redundancy, and good DB performance.

2. Oracle12c DB in EXADATA with IORM implementation is well suited for mixed DB environment. Mix DB environment is the one in which some databases are development DB, some are Test DB, Some are QA DB, Some are OLTP, and Some are Data Warehouse DB.

3. Oracle12c is well suited for Banking, Financial, Retail, and Aviation Industry.

Scenarios where Oracle12c DB is less appropriate:

1. Oracle12c is less appropriate for small shops like Restaurant business, Hotel/Motel Business, Burger Shop and Coffee House.

2. Oracle12c is less appropriate for Research and Scientific work, Data Analysis, Big data Analytics. The data computational speed is not so good in Oracle world.

3. Oracle12c is less appropriate for Data Messaging industry.

Fahad Khalil | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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I recommend Oracle Database as the most reliable and stable data storage engine for holding and retrieval of data by applications. It supports PL/SQL for writing complex queries easily. It supports huge data storage capacity. It supports most of the popular programming languages. It involves comparatively higher licensing costs and learning curve but in the end, results are unmatchable.
Dawood Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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I recommend it to my friends working with medium and large enterprises as a highly reliable data storage engine with ability to handle huge data and easy writing of complex queries using PL/SQL. It gives a strong sense of being secured. It is very stable to let an enterprise expect to never experience downtime. It is highly scalable to always fit to the need of an organization.
aniket tiwari | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Oracle Database is adequate for [a] large organizations, as a huge team of data analysts can handle the complexity of data but for [a] small organization [it's] a bit difficult to manage data of Oracle. The best thing about oracle is that you can manage various database in Oracle so that it will help the organization to stack huge data and manage them at [the] same time.
Score 9 out of 10
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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.
Score 3 out of 10
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Oracle provides a scalable and stable enterprise relational database platform. Oracle understands stability, assuming you provide capable and stable hardware Oracle will stay running. But it's too complex to manage and Oracle's licensing terms make virtualization either complex or expensive. Unless your application requires it, find another database platform.
Score 9 out of 10
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  1. Can manage large databases and can support multiple databases simultaneously.
  2. Support programming concepts for implementing business logic.
  3. Multi user support with advanced security.
Not suited well for non-technical users and analytics systems.
April 29, 2021

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Score 10 out of 10
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With multi-tenant architecture managing multiple databases under one roof has become easier. Cloning and patching has also become easier with 12c. On the other hand performance management post-upgrade has been an issue, choosing optimizer parameter to 12.1.0.2 post upgrade has become even tougher as plans kept changing and implementing SPM took up more memory. Looking for a better way to manage performance post-upgrade in future from Oracle.

Also running datapatch post-patching on a busy DB server is a nightmare as sometimes it would never complete and also unplugging and plugging DBs across clusters with different patch sets is a pain too.
Score 7 out of 10
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It is well suited for our retailer reports creation. We use Jaspersoft to write our reports which is easily integrated with oracle DB to retrieve data. The point of sale data is easily retrievable since it sits on this database. It is less appropriate if users are not technically inclined.
Arthur Zubarev | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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I would say that if the business generates considerable revenue and must rely on a world-class feature-rich database engine, not in the Cloud, to do more than simple OLTP then Oracle Database is a go-to offering. The other factor is that Oracle talent is likely available in abundance. Having one backed by Oracle is a long-term advantageous strategy.
Lisandro Fernigrini | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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I believe that Oracle Database can be used almost on any scenario, starting with small department solutions to actually any enterprise level system. It includes many features that allow a single database to work as an OLTP and Data Warehouse at the same time, reducing hardware requirements and the need to implement ETL or integration solutions between OLTP and DW.
Panav Beri | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Oracle Database can be readily deployed in scenarios where the team is already using the Oracle infrastructure. Also, it is important to ensure that enough hardware resources are available to handle large data sets as its performance to query data can decrease over time.
Score 9 out of 10
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Oracle Database is one of the best database storage and management software according to me as it has a huge storage capacity. Other than that the reason behind its good performance is that it supports PL/SQL which helps user to write complex quarries. Last but not least it allows us to backup data and we can easily recover the data anytime.
Score 10 out of 10
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Oracle Database is suited for for scenarios where the database is large and there is a need for reliability, security and availability at scale. The pricing reflects this. It won't be well suited and will be expensive for mostly dev and test environments or where reliability is not a factor or issue.
December 05, 2019

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Balázs Kiss | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Although this database is massive, it's the best selection for quite a lot of things. From the automatic query optimization to the physical table lookup, every single aspect is a product of years of innovation. Most of the tools/techniques used today in other DBs were first was implemented in this. Oracle Database can fulfill nearly every database requirement a small, a typical, or a giga-company needs. With the right professionals, this tool can run countries!
Eduin Zuloaga | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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We primarily use Oracle in our organization, except for a few applications which use other databases like SQL Server, Redis and MongoDB. Primarily, Oracle Database 12c is used to manage data for various applications all across the organization by multiple applications like Ticket Car, DataMart, ERP for invoicing and master catalog, and for Watts processor by Edenred Brasil.
November 20, 2019

Immensely complicated

Zhann Goloborodko | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 6 out of 10
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While Oracle is more or less a bulletproof database server, if you don't have an Oracle DBA on staff you are in for a lot of trouble. We use Oracle, Sybase, SQL Server, and SAP IQ. Of the 4, Oracle is the most painful to troubleshoot when things get weird. Now, if you do have Oracle DBA's on staff, Oracle is a perfectly good database solution, but I can't say that it is in any way better than Sybase and I would say it is a touch less reliable that SQL Server.
November 05, 2019

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Holman Cárdenas, M.Eng, TOGAF®, ITIL® | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Oracle has been the top choice and the best relational database solution in the market for years..for companies that can afford to pay for it. Every Oracle component is very expensive, so it is not as well suited for a small company which cannot afford to have a large budget for it.
Score 2 out of 10
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If you are a small to medium-sized business, you shouldn't consider Oracle at all. You need highly-skilled and highly paid sharp developers and DBA's to manage the beast. And there are much better alternatives for you - from MySQL to SQL Server - SO much easier to use. Things that would take me 5 minutes to do in SQL Server would take hours or days in Oracle. Even our paid consultants would have trouble making the software do what it was supposed to do. And there isn't nearly as much helpful info on the web for Oracle as there is for SQL Server. I'd always thought well of SQL Server prior to using Oracle, but now I am even more appreciative of its ease of use. If you are with a large enterprise, it could be an option if it does something that no other RDBMS does and you really need that. But such cases I'd bet are few and far between. Other databases, like MS SQL, can run large workloads with good performance. Do you really need to buy the most difficult to use the software?
Score 8 out of 10
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The Oracle database is suitable for storing large volumes of information; I have demonstrated its strength in writing data. Enabling and acquiring additional package licenses is very powerful guaranteeing the security and traceability of the information. The Oracle database is less appropriate for processing large volumes of data distributed across multiple instances.
Score 8 out of 10
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Oracle Database 12c is a solid, relational ACID compliant database that can be used even for the heaviest workloads to store data in a way that ensures integrity and reliability. It's less appropriate in situations where you have nonrelational data and could use a document based database as storage method. Oracle is still primarily relational data storage.

What is Oracle Database?

The Oracle Database, now in edition 19c, is presented by the vendor as an industry leading database that delivers leading-edge innovations, including machine learning to enable self-driving data management. An enterprise, database cloud service, it is designed to support mixed workloads through any deployment strategy, on premises or in the cloud.

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What is Oracle Database?

The Oracle Database, now in edition 19c, is presented by the vendor as an industry leading database that delivers leading-edge innovations, including machine learning to enable self-driving data management. An enterprise, database cloud service, it is designed to support mixed workloads through any deployment strategy, on premises or in the cloud.

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