Compare SAP BW/4HANA vs. Vertica

SAP BW/4HANA is ranked 13th in Data Warehouse with 2 reviews while Vertica is ranked 3rd in Data Warehouse with 10 reviews. SAP BW/4HANA is rated 7.0, while Vertica is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of SAP BW/4HANA writes "Good technical support but the reporting performance is very poor". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Vertica writes "Its speed differentiates it from other columnars, and works on commodity hardware". SAP BW/4HANA is most compared with Snowflake, Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse and Amazon Redshift, whereas Vertica is most compared with Amazon Redshift, Snowflake and Apache Hadoop. See our SAP BW/4HANA vs. Vertica report.
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The processes are the most valuable aspect of this solution.The most valuable feature is that it's robust.

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Vertica's most outstanding features are the compression rates achieved and the speed of access of high volume data.Allows us to take volumes and process them at a very high speed.Eighty percent of the ETL operations have improved since implementing this solution.It maximize cloud economics for mission-critical big data analytical initiatives.It maximizes cloud economics with Eon Mode by scaling cluster size to meet variable workload demands.Bulk loads, batch loads, and micro-batch loads have made it possible for our organization to process near real-time ingestions and faster analytics.Any novice user can tune vertical queries with minimal training (or no training at all).Vertica gives knowledgeable users and DBAs excellent tools for tuning.

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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.

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Support is an area where it could get better.Promotion/marketing must be improved, even though it is a very useful product at very good price, it is not as "popular" as it should be.Fact-to-fact joins on multi-billion record tables perform poorly.It needs integration with multiple clouds.It should provide a GUI interface for data management and tuning.Monitoring tools need to be lightweight. They should not take up heavy resources of the main server.If you do not utilize the tuning tools like projections, encoding, partitions, and statistics, then performance and scalability will suffer.It would be great if this were a managed service in AWS.

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It is fast to purchase through the AWS Marketplace.The pricing and licensing depend on the size of your environment and the zone where you want to implement.Read the fine print carefully.I think it's starting to get a little expensive. Open source products are starting to get more robust, so I think that's something that they need to start looking at in terms of licensing.The first TB is free and you can use all the Vertica features. After 1TB you have to pay for licensing. The product is worth it, but be aware of this condition, and plan. The compression ratio is explained in the documentation.Start with license per 1TB. Starting from hundreds of TB there is unlimited licensing to be considered. Move historical data to HDFS/S3 which are significantly cheaper or even free.

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13th
out of 30 in Data Warehouse
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806
Reviews
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Average Words per Review
821
Avg. Rating
7.0
3rd
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15,401
Comparisons
8,729
Reviews
11
Average Words per Review
272
Avg. Rating
8.5
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Micro Focus Vertica, HPE Vertica, HPE Vertica on Demand
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Overview

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.

Micro Focus Vertica is the most advanced SQL database analytics portfolio built from the very first line of code to address the most demanding Big Data analytics initiatives. Micro Focus Vertica delivers speed without compromise, scale without limits, and the broadest range of consumption models. Choose Vertica on premise, on demand, in the cloud, or on Hadoop. With support for all leading BI and visualization tools, open source technologies like Hadoop and R, and built-in analytical functions, Vertica helps you derive more value from your Enterprise Data Warehouse and data lakes and get to market faster with your analytics initiatives.

To learn more about Micro Focus Vertica Advanced Analytics, visit our website.

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Cerner, Game Show Network Game, Guess by Marciano, Supercell, Etsy, Nascar, Empirix, adMarketplace, and Cardlytics.
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Media Company21%
Software R&D Company21%
Marketing Services Firm17%
Comms Service Provider14%
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Software R&D Company28%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm8%
Retailer5%
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