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

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"It is a stable program.""The functionality of the solution is excellent.""It's a pre-configured appliance that requires very little in terms of setting-up.""The performance is great, we are able to query our data in one operation.""I like this solution's ease of design and the fact that its performance is quite good. It is stable as well.""The flexibility in design is very good."

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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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"An additional feature I would you like to see included in the next release, is that it needs to be more cloud-friendly.""I'm not sure about the unstructured data management capabilities. It could be improved.""It could use some more advanced analytics relating to structured and semi-structured data.""I would like to see more integration with many different types of data.""The scalability could be better. The on-premises solution is always more complicated to scale.""Teradata should focus on functionality for building predictive models because, in that regard, it can definitely improve."

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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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"The solution requires a license.""The price of Teradata is on the higher side, and I think that it where they lose out on some of their business."

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Top Answer: I like this solution's ease of design and the fact that its performance is quite good. It is stable as well.
Top Answer: The scalability could be better. The on-premises solution is always more complicated to scale. The flexibility could be improved. The product is good if you know what you're planning to do. If you're… more »
Top Answer: We use it as a data warehouse.
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12th
Views
2,193
Comparisons
1,521
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
1,235
Rating
8.0
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17,796
Comparisons
12,992
Reviews
4
Average Words per Review
268
Rating
8.3
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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.

Teradata's portfolio of big data analytic solutions, integrated marketing applications, and services help organizations gain a sustainable competitive advantage with data.

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Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm67%
Marketing Services Firm11%
Healthcare Company11%
Insurance Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Financial Services Firm14%
Comms Service Provider12%
Government6%
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider27%
Energy/Utilities Company18%
Manufacturing Company9%
Financial Services Firm9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm11%
Media Company5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise69%
REVIEWERS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise61%
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SAP IQ is ranked 12th in Relational Databases with 1 review while Teradata is ranked 6th in Relational Databases with 6 reviews. SAP IQ is rated 8.0, while Teradata 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 Teradata writes "Good performance, flexible, easy to tune queries, and scales well". SAP IQ is most compared with Apache Hadoop, SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise, SAP HANA, Oracle Database and Snowflake, whereas Teradata is most compared with Oracle Exadata, Snowflake, SQL Server, Amazon Redshift and Oracle Database.

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