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"The best thing about the product is that the end-user can build the reports by themselves without really knowing anything about databases.""This is a comprehensive solution that is easy to deploy."

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"The most valuable feature is that it's robust.""The processes are the most valuable aspect of this solution.""Out of the box, this solution has a lot of standard features.""From an ERP point of view and a functionality point of view, it works very well. The benefits are in that of financial costing and material management.""The solution is easier to maintain than traditional SAP products.""The most valuable feature is the dashboard.""It can calculate data in detail. Before we could not calculate financial documents and accountant documents in detail, we could not do it at a document level but now we can. This is the most important feature. It also has predictive analysis memory.""The most valuable aspect of this solution is that the infrastructure is easy to understand."

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"It seems like the deployment of repositories has become more difficult in later versions of the product rather than easier.""The product should be simplified for the average user."

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"I cannot integrate it with my other tools. It's not possible to do something in the predictive analysis. Mobile reporting is also not available.""Connecting multiple sources is a challenge because you have to go through a lot of different setups.""In the next release, I would like to see their BI component introduced with a mobile version, as it is not currently present.""The solution does occasionally get a few bugs, but this is typical for any product.""The dashboard should be simplified and made easier for exploration and decision making.""Not a ten because it's expensive and its ecosystem is not very open.""Pricing would be a good improvement. A lot of customers think that it's very expensive and especially support is very expensive.""It takes too long to escalate problems from the first level of support."

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"This is an expensive solution and there are costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.""We started as early birds from the SAP side. We got this entire suite for free. I cannot really talk about the price because we didn't have to pay anything.""As an investment, the solution is very expensive."

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Top Answer: Some of the main features of this solution are that it uses HANA and it has good performance.
Top Answer: As an investment, the solution is very expensive. We pay 72% every year to SAP. Additionally, we pay for support for the solution and a vendor to do maintenance.
Top Answer: Other competitors provide better solutions that are more up to date with current technology. For example, machine learning and artificial intelligence.
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Oracle Big Data Appliance is a flexible, high-performance, secure platform for running diverse workloads on Hadoop and NoSQL systems. With Oracle Big Data SQL, Oracle Big Data Appliance extends Oracle’s industry-leading implementation of SQL to Hadoop and NoSQL systems. By combining the newest technologies from the Hadoop ecosystem and powerful Oracle SQL capabilities together on a single pre-configured platform, Oracle Big Data Appliance is uniquely able to support rapid development of new Big Data applications and tight integration with existing relational data.

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Streamline processes and support innovations with a single, trusted source for real-time insights. Based on SAP HANA, our next-generation data warehouse solution can help you capitalize on the full value of all your data from SAP applications or third-party solutions, as well as unstructured, geospatial, or Hadoop-based.

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Computer Software Company44%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm9%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
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Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider19%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Small Business38%
Large Enterprise62%
Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle Big Data Appliance vs. SAP BW4HANA and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
511,607 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Oracle Big Data Appliance is ranked 15th in Data Warehouse with 2 reviews while SAP BW4HANA is ranked 5th in Data Warehouse with 11 reviews. Oracle Big Data Appliance is rated 8.0, while SAP BW4HANA is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Oracle Big Data Appliance writes "End-users can build the reports by themselves without really knowing anything about databases". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP BW4HANA writes "Good capabilities, direct approach, and the right reporting tool for SAP companies". Oracle Big Data Appliance is most compared with Oracle Exadata, Apache Hadoop, Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics, IBM Integrated Analytics System and VMware Tanzu Greenplum, whereas SAP BW4HANA is most compared with Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics, Snowflake, Amazon Redshift, Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse and Teradata. See our Oracle Big Data Appliance vs. SAP BW4HANA report.

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