Jose A.SantosHead of SAP Business Intelligence at a manufacturing company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"I am very satisfied with the customer service/technical support."
"The most valuable features are the performance and usability."
"The most valuable feature for me is querying."
"One of the most important features is the ease of using MS SQL."
"The most valuable feature of this solution is performance."
"The data transmissions between the data models is the most valuable feature."
"The most valuable feature is the business intelligence (BI) part of it."
"We are able to monitor daily jobs, so if there is anything that needs to be done then we can do it."
"The security and audit procedures are the most valuable features."
"It's an excellent over-all tool for managers to analyze their business."
"A robust and efficient product."
"It provides us with proof of data, we can centralize all of the information, check it, and then provide the information to our users."
"In the future I would love to see a slightly better automation engine, just for the data integration layer, to make it slightly easier for end-users or junior developers to get involved in incremental updating."
"More tools to help designers should be included."
"I would like to see better visualization features."
"I think that the error messages need to be made more specific."
"The reporting for certain types of data needs to be improved."
"This solution would be improved with an option for in-memory data analysis."
"If the database is large with a lot of columns then it is difficult to clean the data."
"I would like the tool to support different operating systems."
"I think more integration with other applications would be perfect."
"The program is difficult to learn to use"
"Design and modeling could be simplified."
"It is difficult when your native language is not English. It is difficult for us to explain our issue and also difficult for the technical team to explain a resolution to us."
"I think the program is well-priced compared to the other offerings that are out in the market."
"Microsoft has an agreement with the government in our country, so our customers get their licensing costs from the Ministry. Whenever we work with any government, company, or government institute, which is mainly what we are doing, that license comes directly from the Ministry of Technology and Information."
"All the features that we use do not require any additional subscription or yearly fees."
"Pricing is based on the number of user IDs and tyhe user ID works across a suite of products."
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Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse is ranked 6th in Data Warehouse with 11 reviews while SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse is ranked 13th in Data Warehouse with 4 reviews. Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse is rated 7.6, while SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse writes "Collects data through SSIS packages from different sources and puts them all in one data repository". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse writes "A powerful, feature-rich enterprise solution for business warehousing". Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse is most compared with Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics, Oracle Exadata, Snowflake, SAP BW4HANA and Teradata, whereas SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse is most compared with SAP Business Warehouse and SAP BW4HANA. See our Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse vs. SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse report.
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