SAP IQ Review

The deployment is a bit complex compared to other databases, but its column-based storage is very high performance.


Valuable Features

Sybase IQ is a column based database, used for business intelligence, data warehousing, and data marts. It is optimized for BI/Analytics and ad-hoc queries. Since it is column based it uses optimal storage space and very high performance.

Room for Improvement

Very few people are familiar with this technology, as training programs are very expensive.

Use of Solution

I've used this product for almost five years.

Deployment Issues

The deployment is a bit complex compared to other databases.

Stability Issues

No issues encountered.

Scalability Issues

No issues encountered.

Customer Service and Technical Support

It's good.

Previous Solutions

I switched because of its column-based architecture and optimal storage.

Initial Setup

It has two types of setup, Simplex, and Multiplex. Simplex is straightforward, while Multiplex is a bit complex. but once you get to grips with it, that's straightforward too.

ROI

It's worth investing in.

Other Advice

Good luck with it, putting in hard work will give you good returns.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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