Anonymous UserProject Manager at a logistics company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The most valuable features are data virtualization and reporting."
"One feature I find very valuable, is the response time of the application on the database memory."
"The functionality is of the solution is very good."
"The data storage requirement is reduced from the original database to the HANA database."
"The user interface is very good. You can do any kind of reporting analytics from the platform."
"The feature that I like the most is that we can transport the data to our web data application. SAP HANA's performance is really perfect. We're working on big data, and SAP HANA is really working on high performance. We are happy working with it."
"The performance is very, very good. It's one of the best aspects of the solution."
"We've had good experiences with technical support."
"Its in-memory capabilities are good, which is why many companies still use it."
"The technical support could be a little better."
"If the developers were to enhance or improve the application logic while processing the transactions, that would be great."
"The challenge right now is all databases are on S4 HANA architecture. You're running it for HANA, but not all the functionalities are available. If they can speed up getting all the databases on S4 HANA that would help."
"I think that the pricing is high and it needs improvement."
"When you do a report on a non-SAP platform, you face some compatibility problems."
"The user experience should be better. Its user interface is not good. I also don't like the transition concept."
"There's an issue in the partition. When you record more than two million records, partitioning does not work well. In Oracle it's easy. SAP must resolve this issue in order to be more competitive with Oracle."
"The solution is very expensive for us."
"SAP HANA is a very proprietary tool and there's not as much support available for it as there is for an SQL Server (which is more popular)."
"I think that this product is too expensive for smaller companies."
"People who are technical will accept the cost, but financially they will assess whether this solution will bring them revenue or not. People often ask, how will I profit when the cost is so high?"
"It is expensive, which isn't a problem for us because SAP HANA is processing the data so fast."
"SAP HANA is an expensive product."
"It is expensive."
"Setup and licensing require planning and proper budgeting, as it is not cheap."
"The price of the solution could be reduced, it is expensive."
"The price of this product is good."
"We pay $200 on a monthly basis."
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Building on the streamlined hybrid-cloud foundation of Red Hat® OpenShift®, IBM Cloud Pak for Data takes advantage of the underlying resource and infrastructure optimization and management. The solution fully supports multicloud environments such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud™ and private cloud deployments. Find out how IBM Cloud Pak for Data can lower your total cost of ownership and accelerate innovation.
The SAP HANA® platform helps you reimagine business by combining a robust database with services for creating innovative applications. It enables real-time business by converging trans-actions and analytics on one in-memory platform. Running on premise or in the cloud, SAP HANA untangles IT complexity, bringing huge savings in data management and empowering decision makers everywhere with new insight and predictive power.
IBM Cloud Pak for Data is ranked 3rd in Data Virtualization with 1 review while SAP HANA is ranked 1st in Data Virtualization with 24 reviews. IBM Cloud Pak for Data is rated 5.0, while SAP HANA is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Cloud Pak for Data writes "Good reporting, but resource utilization is high and technical support can be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP HANA writes "Very robust solution with good data access". IBM Cloud Pak for Data is most compared with Azure Data Factory, Palantir Foundry, Denodo, Informatica PowerCenter and Matillion ETL, whereas SAP HANA is most compared with SQL Server, Oracle Database, MySQL, Apache Spark and IBM Db2 Database.
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