Compare Oracle Exadata vs. SAP IQ

Oracle Exadata is ranked 2nd in Data Warehouse with 6 reviews while SAP IQ is ranked 10th in Data Warehouse with 1 review. Oracle Exadata is rated 8.8, while SAP IQ is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Oracle Exadata writes "Exadata can significantly improve performance but there's a learning curve in a few key areas". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP IQ writes "An excellent column-based, enterprise relational database solution with good speed and compression". Oracle Exadata is most compared with Teradata, Netezza and Oracle Database Appliance, whereas SAP IQ is most compared with Apache Hadoop, SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise and SAP HANA.
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Pros
Compression is a great feature, where one can really save a lot of storage.The most valuable feature is that you have the same familiar environment of an Oracle database but with the additional performance you get from this architecture.The technical support team are real professionals. I admire their technical skills and supports. Their supports are really admirable.Our machine is used for our internal development of Oracle-based solutions, PoC benchmarking, and training/familiarization.

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Unbeatable speed and compression with a colummn-structured relational database.

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Cons
The technical support is in need of improvement.It's too expensive per terabyte. It's complex.We had issues with system restoration.We would like an option of a hardware-only support solution, but Oracle currently does not provide this.

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The organization who owns the product does not support it well and appears not to be doing significant development for the future.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Exadata is an expensive tool, but, considering the ROI, it's worth going for the solution.The price is very high.I did note that Oracle does tend to internally oversize things especially if they want to fill up a budget, and hence third-party oversight is essential.

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The only costs after standard licensing fees are for add-ons and upgrades.

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2nd
out of 30 in Data Warehouse
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19,959
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13,955
Reviews
7
Average Words per Review
642
Avg. Rating
9.0
10th
out of 30 in Data Warehouse
Views
3,852
Comparisons
2,736
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
1,235
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Overview

Oracle Exadata Database Machine is a modern framework, engineered to run databases and to scale out database servers.

The main benefit of Exadata is speed. It hosts operating systems, CPU memory, and hard drives. It runs all types of databases, including online transaction systems, processors and data warehouses, while solving poor performances of old database architecture.

The Oracle Exadata Database Machine features a simple and fast database storage system that protects and backs up your critical data. It accelerates data warehouse performance for faster access to business information. It is ideal for companies looking to build up their infrastructure from scratch.

For more information on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, visit Oracle.com

SAPĀ® IQ software delivers speed and power for extreme-scale enterprise data warehousing and analytics. Its column-oriented, grid-based massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture and patented data compression and indexing technologies enable companies to exploit the value of huge amounts of data at the speed of business.

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PayPal, EBS, Organic Food Retailer, Garmin, University of Minnesota, Major Semiconductor Company, Deutsche Bank, Starwood, Ziraat Bank, SK Telecom, and P&G.ASR Group, Citrix, State of Indiana, PocketCard Co. Ltd.
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Financial Services Firm21%
Comms Service Provider16%
Insurance Company16%
Retailer11%
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Software R&D Company46%
Financial Services Firm10%
Comms Service Provider7%
Media Company5%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm67%
Marketing Services Firm11%
Insurance Company11%
Healthcare Company11%
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