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  • "All of the prices are available online."
  • "Our license is very expensive"
  • "They are cost aggressive, and it integrates well with other Microsoft tools."
  • "There is a cost calculator available online that allows you to input your entire scenario, and it will get back to you with information on what the costs are going to be."
  • "Its price could be better. It was a school project, and I got it for free. If I try to pay through my company, it is a little bit more expensive as compared to Oracle."
  • "The price of the package not expensive and depends on how much it is used."
  • "The cost of the licensing depends on the size of the warehouse, where the cost of storage is approximately $130 USD per terabyte."
  • "This is a cost-effective product."
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    Overview

    Elevate your data lake
    Leverage your data lake and the infinite scale of S3. Firebolt works with data in common file formats (Parquet, Avro, ORC…) in your data lake, and makes it easily ready for performant querying.

    Decoupled storage & compute
    Firebolt was designed to decouple storage & compute, allowing for granular elasticity and seamless scaling up/down of compute nodes in a shared-nothing architecture, while relying on shared S3 storage.

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse is a Fast, flexible, and secure analytics platform for the enterprise. Azure SQL Data Warehouse lets you independently scale compute and storage, while pausing and resuming your data warehouse within minutes through a massively parallel processing architecture designed for the cloud. Seamlessly create your hub for analytics along with native connectivity with data integration and visualization services, all while using your existing SQL and BI skills.

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    Firebolt is ranked 12th in Cloud Data Warehouse while Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics is ranked 2nd in Cloud Data Warehouse with 33 reviews. Firebolt is rated 0.0, while Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics writes "Scalable, intuitive, facilitates compliance and keeping your data secure". Firebolt is most compared with Snowflake, Amazon Redshift, Yellowbrick Cloud Data Warehouse, Teradata Cloud Data Warehouse and Vertica, whereas Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics is most compared with Snowflake, Amazon Redshift, SAP BW4HANA, Apache Hadoop and SAP Business Warehouse.

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