SAP IQ Review

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


What is most valuable?

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.

What needs improvement?

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

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used this product for almost five years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

The deployment is a bit complex compared to other databases.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

It's good.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

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

How was the 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.

What was our ROI?

It's worth investing in.

What other advice do I have?

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

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

11.9, 12 and 15
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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