Oracle is a US-Based multinational technology company with headquarters in California. Founded by engineers Larry Ellison, Bob Miner, and Ed Oats in 1977, Oracle started out as a Silicon Valley startup and has grown to become a leading tech giant.
Today, Oracle provides services such as database solutions, cloud engineering, and enterprise software products, such as its own database management system.
Here are the top 10 competitors of Oracle:
1. Amazon Web Services
CEO: Andy Jassy
Headquarter: Seattle, Washington, USA
Product & Services: Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
Amazon Web Services acts as a subsidiary to the multinational company Amazon. Founded in 2006 by Andy Jassy, the acting CEO, AWS, provides on-demand cloud computing for companies, individuals, and governments.
With innovative infrastructure solutions, AWS services meet demands such as higher compute power, database storage, content delivery, and much more. The company is dedicated to help build scalable, flexible, and reliable applications.
Founders: Bill Gates and Paul Allen
Headquarter: Redmond, Washington, USA
Product & Services: Access
Microsoft Access is a service from Microsoft, a multinational technology corporation founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. Microsoft Access was launched later in 1992 as a database management software (DBMS).
Today Access is available in the Microsoft Office suite and also sold separately. The system enables individuals and businesses to build and customize database solutions to meet business needs.
Founders: Jack E. Shemer, Philip M. Neches, Walter E. Muir, Jerold R. Modes, William P. Worth, Carroll Reed and David Hartke
Headquarter: San Diego, California, USA
Product & Services: Teradata cloud
Teradata was born as a result of the research at the California Institute of Technology (CalTech). Today, Teradata has expanded as a software enterprise company providing consulting, business analytics, and cloud solutions.
Founders: Charles Ranlett Flint and Thomas J. Watson Sr.
Headquarter: Armonk, New York, USA
Product & Services: DB2
IBM is a multinational information technology company known as the Big Blue. In 1983, IBM launched its first commercially available database known as the IBM Db2.
DB2 is a family of data management software products that helps businesses with structured and unstructured data management on-premises and cloud environments.
Founders: Dietmar Hopp, Hans-Werner Hector, Hasso Plattner, Klaus Tschira, Claus Wellenreuther
Headquarter: Walldorf, Germany
Product & Services: SAP HANA & Databases
SAP is a Germany-based multinational IT company with headquarters in Walldorf, Germany. The company provides enterprise software and solutions for managing business operations.
SAP HANA is a flexible business data platform that can be used to build intelligent enterprise applications.
Founders: Benoit Dageville, Thierry Cruanes, and Marcin Zukowski
Headquarter: San Mateo, California, USA
Product & Services: Snowflakes cloud database warehouse
Snowflake started off as a cloud-based data warehousing startup founded in 2012 by three data warehousing experts Benoit Dageville, Thierry Cruanes, and Marcin Zukowski.
Snowflake’s cloud database warehouse provides one of a kind data warehousing solutions with a unique architecture built for the cloud.
Founders: Kevin P. Ryan, Eliot Horowitz and Dwight Merriman
Headquarter: New York and Palo Alto, California, United States
Product & Services: MongoDB
MongoDB was launched in 2009 by MongoDB Inc. as a NoSQL, document-based database. The database is built for modern cloud-based applications and uses json and rich query language to simplify relational databases. MongoDB customers are Facebook, Coinbase, EA, Google etc.
Founders: Gary Bloom and Christopher Lindblad
Headquarter: San Carlos, California, USA
Product & Services: MarkLogic Database
MarkLogic is a US-based database provider founded by Gary Bloom and Christopher Lindblad in 2001. The company provides NoSQL database solutions for enterprises and works with leading organizations such as Sony, J.P.Morgan, Johnsons & Johnsons, and the US department of state. The company has over 1000 customers and offices all over the world, including in Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Founders: Emil, Johan, and peter
Headquarter: San Mateo, USA
Product & Services: Graph Database Management
Neo4j was founded by Emil, Johan, and Peter, who had encountered issues in RDBMS. In 2007 they launched Neo4j, a graph database that used by large corporations such as IBM, Microsoft, HP, Adobe, NASA, and much more.
Neo4j’s graph database can be leveraged to build intelligent applications, including artificial intelligence solutions, social networks, fraud detection, master data management, and much more.
Founders: Ashish Thusoo and Joydeep Sen Sarma
Headquarter: Santa Clara, California, USA
Product & Services: Qubole Database Management
Qubole was founded by Ashish Thusoo and Joydeep Sen Sarma from Facebook’s Data service team. The company was founded in 2011 with the mission to bridge data accessibility gaps with a self-service multi-cloud data platform. Qubole has over 150 customers, including leading companies such as Oracle, Disney, Adobe, Lyft, and Zillow.
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