SAP IQ vs SQL Server

SAP IQ is ranked 6th in Relational Databases with 7 reviews vs SQL Server which is ranked 4th in Relational Databases with 24 reviews. The top reviewer of SAP IQ writes "A column-based solution with the highest performance on query". The top reviewer of SQL Server writes "Just like a Windows PC needs basic defragmentation maintenance to run effectively, SQL Server needs its own regular maintenance". SAP IQ is most compared with SQL Server, Oracle Database and Oracle Exadata. SQL Server is most compared with Teradata, SAP IQ and Oracle Database. See our SAP IQ vs SQL Server report.
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This is a downside of enterprise Microsoft products.Currently, almost all of my machines are in Azure and I think it is the best way of licensing now (VM+software).​We are a Microsoft shop, so we use Active Directory. That integrates well with this product, but we did look at Oracle. We also looked at IBM. This was the best price point for us for what we were getting.​​It has the easiest licensing.The free version is cumbersome to use and maintain. But $5000 for a licence is more expense than the benefit I would get from a licensed version. A licence might be worth the price to simplify management and speed up searches.

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10,548
Comparisons
7,610
Reviews
7
Followers
671
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7.9
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16,517
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9,878
Reviews
21
Followers
991
Avg. Rating
8.7
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Also Known As
Also Known AsSybase IQMicrosoft SQL Server, MSSQL, MS SQL
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Overview

Transform your business and enhance in-the-moment decision making with SAP IQ (formerly Sybase IQ). This columnar relational database management system (RDBMS) is highly optimized for Big Data analytics. Leverage SAP IQ's extreme scalability and robust security features for enterprise data warehouse (EDW) use cases - and get unprecedented insights in a data-intensive world.

SQL Server is the Microsoft-driven relational database management system. This system is used to store data as well as retrieve it when necessary; these functions can be supported by individual users or by multiple users within a larger network. The Microsoft SQL Server has warehousing options, quality and integration services, management tools that are simple to implement, as well as robust tools for development.

Looking at the more technical end of things, Microsoft SQL Server uses query languages such as T-SQL and ANSI SQL. Disaster recovery is one of the product's most prominent features, in addition to in-memory performance, scalability, and corporate business intelligence capabilities.

Sample Customers
Sample CustomersASR Group, Citrix, State of Indiana, PocketCard Co. Ltd.Microsoft SQL Server is used by businesses in every industry, including Great Western Bank, Aviva, the Volvo Car Corporation, BMW, Samsung, Principality Building Society, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario.
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Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm
67%
Marketing Services Firm
11%
Manufacturing Company
11%
Healthcare Company
11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
42%
Energy/Utilities Company
20%
Marketing Services Firm
9%
Insurance Company
5%
REVIEWERS
Software R&D Company
14%
Comms Service Provider
10%
Retailer
10%
Transportation Company
10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company
18%
Financial Services Firm
14%
Transportation Company
6%
Government
6%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
20%
Midsize Enterprise
13%
Large Enterprise
67%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
15%
Midsize Enterprise
23%
Large Enterprise
62%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
32%
Midsize Enterprise
34%
Large Enterprise
34%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
42%
Midsize Enterprise
21%
Large Enterprise
37%
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