Compare IBM Informix vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

IBM Informix is ranked 8th in Relational Databases with 3 reviews while SAP SQL Anywhere is ranked 17th in Relational Databases with 1 review. IBM Informix is rated 10.0, while SAP SQL Anywhere is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of IBM Informix writes "Its high availability characteristic is very stable and easy to configure and administer". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP SQL Anywhere writes "A very fast and reliable solution, but the interface could be more user-friendly". IBM Informix is most compared with SQL Server, Oracle Database and IBM Db2, whereas SAP SQL Anywhere is most compared with SQL Server, MySQL and SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise.
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2,691 views|1,958 comparisons
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Pros
This solution has made financial reporting possible by allowing financial people the opportunity to set Informix to "Auto Pilot" so that they can attend other duties.Every version is faster than the previous.

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We've found the solution very reliable overall. It's very fast.

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Cons
This solution is in need of more current tools.I really would love to have a QT plugin.

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The interface is not easy in comparison to the SQL Server. It could be more user-friendly.

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SQL Anywhere cost us about $400.

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8th
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2,691
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1,958
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
169
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10.0
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2,748
Comparisons
2,345
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
299
Avg. Rating
7.0
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InformixSybase SQL Anywhere
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Overview
Informix is one of the most widely used database servers offering high levels of performance and availability, distinctive capabilities, & minimal overhead.

SAP SQL Anywhere enables companies to develop custom mobile and IoT application and rapidly design and deploy embedded database applications. The RDBMS solutions can provide secure, reliable data management and synchronization for thousands of mobile devices, Internet of Things (IoT) systems, and remote environments. They let business users work uninterrupted, even without a network connection.

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Sample Customers
Shaspa, Hildebrand, Kaifa, Ranhill Powertron, Federaci‹ Farmacutica (FedeFarma), Camden Council, The German Aerospace Center (DLR), Myers, Votorantim Group, Doosan Infracore, GreenIvoryAOK Bundesverband, Surgutneftegas Open Joint Stock Company, Molson Coors Brewing Company, City of Buenos Aires, ASR Group, Citrix, EarlySense, Usha International Limited, Automotive Resources International, Wªrth Group, Takisada-Osaka Co. Ltd., Coelba, RZD Russian Railways, National Basketball Association, TALLY WEiJL
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