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The 2017 DBTA Readers' Choice Award Winners


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Who makes the best relational database, what is the best NoSQL database, which company has the best Hadoop platform?  To find out, Database Trends and Applications magazine went straight to the experts.

Each year, DBTA allows subscribers to vote for the DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards. Unlike any other awards programs conducted by DBTA, this one is unique because the nominees are submitted and the winners are chosen by DBTA readers

Representative of the IT industry itself, the categories for the DBTA Readers’ Choice awards are wide-ranging and constantly evolving. As it does each year, the awards categories span newer technologies such as streaming data solutions, Hadoop distributions, NoSQL database products, and cloud services, in addition to more established segments of the market such as relational database management, MultiValue, business intelligence, data integration, and security.

Two new categories were added in 2017 – “best data visualization solution” and “best IoT solution.” In all, there were 27 categories in which to vote, providing ample opportunity for a range of products and services spanning a wide array of technologies to be recognized.

There continue to be many resources for gaining information about products and services, but we to believe that hearing about a product or service from an associate, a colleague—or a fellow DBTA reader—is also useful. The DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards is intended to support a continuing dialogue about the changing IT marketplace, and is our way of recognizing vendors that are working to improve the solutions and services available to solve today’s tough data challenges.

Here, we present the top three vote-getters in each category.

Thanks to everyone who submitted nominations and voted this year!

Best Database (Overall)
Best Relational Database 
Best Cloud Database
Best NoSQL Database
Best MultiValue Database
Best In-Memory Solution
Best Hadoop Solution
Best Database Administration Solution
Best Database Development Solution
Best Database Performance Solution
Best Database Backup Solution
Best Data Security Solution
Best Data Modeling Solution
Best Data Quality Solution
Best Data Governance Solution
Best Data Integration Solution (Overall)
Best Data Replication Solution
Best Change Data Capture Solution
Best Data Virtualization Solution
Best IoT Solution
Best Streaming Data Solution
Best Business Intelligence Solution (Overall)
Best Data Analytics Solution
Best Data Visualization Solution
Best Cloud Solution
Best Data Storage Solution
Best Big Data Platform


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