SAP IQ Review

While queries with previous products could run for hours, with SAP IQ, they run in a matter of minutes or seconds


What is most valuable?

  • Compression
  • Column-based, indexes
  • Speed with large queries
  • Large amounts of data

How has it helped my organization?

While queries with previous products could run for hours, with SAP IQ, they run in a matter of minutes or seconds. Disk costs.

What needs improvement?

There could be more documentation and training.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

In earlier versions, yes, but not in the past two-three versions.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

None, scales to VLDB status.

How is customer service and technical support?

An eight out of 10.

Which solutions did we use previously?

OLTP databases, but there's no comparison in terms of reporting and warehousing.

How was the initial setup?

Straightforward, very easy.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Know what you are getting for your money.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No, I did not evaluate other options before choosing this product.

What other advice do I have?

Do the research. This is an excellent product.

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