David MbuguaGroup General Manager-ICT at a consumer goods company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"It has a very huge bandwidth and data transfer."
"This solution is very fast."
"If you want to scale with new processes and new reports, that's fairly easy."
"The most value for us was in terms of using it to issue tenders online. We host our server, but it is open to the public, so clients who want to buy those tenders were able to go online, put their tender documents up, and we could evaluate them using SAP."
"Integration is the most valuable feature we use SAP HANA for."
"One feature I find very valuable, is the response time of the application on the database memory."
"The functionality is of the solution is very good."
"The data storage requirement is reduced from the original database to the HANA database."
"MemSQL supports the MySQL protocol, and many functions are similar, so the learning curve is very short."
"The solution is very expensive, however. The pricing depends on the number of users and many other factors that affect licensing."
"The inclusion of a well-performing Time Machine is vital."
"In terms of improvement, the speed is not as good as we thought it would be. That is why we are trying different solutions that will be built with different technologies."
"The interface is a little bit hard to customize. You almost have to consult the SAP original developer to change it."
"FI, or the financial module of SAP, has room for improvement. It has to have some better localization for the Middle East, especially in regards to taxes and the letter of credit cycle. I would like to see better localization from the HCM."
"If the developers were to enhance or improve the application logic while processing the transactions, that would be great."
"The challenge right now is all databases are on S4 HANA architecture. You're running it for HANA, but not all the functionalities are available. If they can speed up getting all the databases on S4 HANA that would help."
"I think that the pricing is high and it needs improvement."
"There should be more pipelines available because I think that if MemSQL can connect to other services, that would be great."
"People who are technical will accept the cost, but financially they will assess whether this solution will bring them revenue or not. People often ask, how will I profit when the cost is so high?"
"It is expensive, which isn't a problem for us because SAP HANA is processing the data so fast."
"SAP HANA is an expensive product."
"It is expensive."
"Setup and licensing require planning and proper budgeting, as it is not cheap."
"I would advise users to try the free 128GB version."
The SAP HANA® platform helps you reimagine business by combining a robust database with services for creating innovative applications. It enables real-time business by converging trans-actions and analytics on one in-memory platform. Running on premise or in the cloud, SAP HANA untangles IT complexity, bringing huge savings in data management and empowering decision makers everywhere with new insight and predictive power.
MemSQL is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical systems with a cloud-native, massively scalable architecture for maximum ingest and query performance with the highest concurrency. MemSQL envisions a world where every business can make decisions in real time and every experience is optimized through data. Global enterprises use the MemSQL distributed database to easily ingest, process, analyze, and act on data in order to thrive in today’s insight-driven economy. MemSQL is optimized to run on any public cloud or on-premises with commodity hardware. To learn more, visit our Product page - https://msql.co/2xUDAqL. To use MemSQL, get started with a free trial - https://msql.co/2NZOAy9.
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SAP HANA is ranked 4th in Relational Databases with 21 reviews while SingleStore DB is ranked 10th in Relational Databases with 1 review. SAP HANA is rated 8.0, while SingleStore DB is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of SAP HANA writes "Very robust solution with good data access". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SingleStore DB writes "MySQL Big Brother with built-in data pipeline, high concurrency, and blazing fast analytical queries". SAP HANA is most compared with SQL Server, Oracle Database, MySQL, Apache Spark and Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop, whereas SingleStore DB is most compared with CockroachDB, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle Database In-Memory and MariaDB.
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