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

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"We've found the solution very reliable overall. It's very fast.""The auto-backup replication is a perfect feature. That is the feature I liked the most."

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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."

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"The interface is not easy in comparison to the SQL Server. It could be more user-friendly.""A problem we are experiencing now is when doing a backup in SQL 2012 and 14."

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"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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Top Answer: The auto-backup replication is a perfect feature. That is the feature I liked the most.
Top Answer: I am satisfied with the pricing. It's a lot cheaper than other solutions.
Top Answer: A problem we are experiencing now is when doing a backup in SQL 2012 and 14 there's a problem with the license. It's an automatic backup and does not get scheduled in version 12.
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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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Financial Services Firm67%
Marketing Services Firm11%
Healthcare Company11%
Insurance Company11%
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Computer Software Company40%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm11%
Government9%
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Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider22%
Insurance Company12%
Media Company8%
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Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise69%
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SAP IQ is ranked 12th in Relational Databases with 1 review while SAP SQL Anywhere is ranked 18th in Relational Databases with 2 reviews. SAP IQ is rated 8.0, while SAP SQL Anywhere is rated 8.0. 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 "Has valuable auto-backup replication and is user-friendly". SAP IQ is most compared with Apache Hadoop, SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise, SAP HANA, Oracle Database and IBM Db2 Database, whereas SAP SQL Anywhere is most compared with SQL Server, MySQL, SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise, Oracle Database and MariaDB.

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