Compare SAP IQ vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

SAP IQ is ranked 9th in Relational Databases with 3 reviews while SAP SQL Anywhere which is ranked 14th in Relational Databases with 1 review. SAP IQ is rated 7.6, while SAP SQL Anywhere is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of SAP IQ writes "An excellent column-based, enterprise relational database solution with good speed and compression". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP SQL Anywhere writes "A very fast and reliable solution, but the interface could be more user-friendly". SAP IQ is most compared with SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise, Apache Hadoop and SAP HANA, whereas SAP SQL Anywhere is most compared with SQL Server, MySQL and SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise.
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11,860 views|3,201 comparisons
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Pros
Unbeatable speed and compression with a colummn-structured relational database.The column-based technologies (basically all the database for ITP) are used for SAP IQ. It is used as a column-based solution.

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We've found the solution very reliable overall. It's very fast.

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Cons
The organization who owns the product does not support it well and appears not to be doing significant development for the future.The room for improvement would be the marketing of the product, because this product is much better than advertised.

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The interface is not easy in comparison to the SQL Server. It could be more user-friendly.

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

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SQL Anywhere cost us about $400.

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9th
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11,860
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3,201
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
486
Avg. Rating
7.0
14th
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4,220
Comparisons
2,507
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
268
Avg. Rating
7.0
Top Comparisons
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Sybase IQSybase SQL Anywhere
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Overview

SAP® 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.

SAP SQL Anywhere enables companies to develop custom mobile and IoT application and rapidly design and deploy embedded database applications. The RDBMS solutions can provide secure, reliable data management and synchronization for thousands of mobile devices, Internet of Things (IoT) systems, and remote environments. They let business users work uninterrupted, even without a network connection.

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Sample Customers
ASR Group, Citrix, State of Indiana, PocketCard Co. Ltd.AOK Bundesverband, Surgutneftegas Open Joint Stock Company, Molson Coors Brewing Company, City of Buenos Aires, ASR Group, Citrix, EarlySense, Usha International Limited, Automotive Resources International, Wªrth Group, Takisada-Osaka Co. Ltd., Coelba, RZD Russian Railways, National Basketball Association, TALLY WEiJL
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