Research Outline

Vendor Pricing


To provide the pricing module for Exadata, Teradata, Greenplum, Vertica, Kinetica, and Memsql, as applied separately to hardware and software. A review of the pricing for hardware and manpower for the open-source products Hive and Spark from Hadoop will also be provided.

Early Findings

Vendor Pricing


  • Emphasis was placed on sourcing pricing data for Oracle Exadata during this initial phase of research.
  • The data sourced was placed in the attached spreadsheet as a review template prior to continuing with the research.
  • Please advise if this format is acceptable should a decision be taken to continue with the research.
  • Based on our initial findings regarding Hadoop, Hive, and Spark, please note that an overview of the attendant pricing for this product may not be presented in a spreadsheet format, but rather in the brief for the research. This is dependent on the outcome of further research into the attendant pricing for these services.