Oracle Database In-Memory Competitors and Alternatives

Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle Database In-Memory vs. SAP HANA and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
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Certified Adjunct Faculty, School of Engineering and Computing at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Jul 27, 2020
Stable with a straightforward setup and the capability to scale

What is our primary use case?

In my role as faculty, I would use it to facilitate having a database with all the teachers needed that are equivalent to Oracle as a database for a small scale project.

Pros and Cons

  • "It helps with moving the design of the database into reality."
  • "The product overall would benefit from the addition of better tutorials to help master the skills necessary to actually build a project database. Right now, what is available isn't sufficient."

What other advice do I have?

In August of last summer, we updated to the latest version of the solution. At least, at that time, it was the latest version. What the school does in its academics is make a minimum training available for students who want to use it. They can learn how. Now we're all online. I do not know if the University has SQL Server as the backend for any of its regular production databases. I think it only is a database for students to choose when they need one for a project. I don't think it has extensive utilization. And in the teaching involved for online learning, I would probably express very…
Ali Mirnia
Chief Executive Officer at Redment
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Sep 17, 2020
Stable, with very good technical support and easily scalable

What is our primary use case?

We primarily use SAP HANA for machine learning and deep learning.

Pros and Cons

  • "We've had good experiences with technical support."
  • "The solution is very expensive for us."

What other advice do I have?

We are a customer. We don't have a professional relationship with SAP. SAP HANA is not just a memory database, it's a big platform. It's a very, very safe database. It's a very safe database and the performance is very, very good for an in-memory database. For example, sometimes we use Oracle databases 18C or 19C. The data is in the memory, however, when data is running, it's very slow, due to the fact that all data is in the memory and you need to and go to write disk. Sometimes when the data is very large, we might scale up our approach, and, in the scale-up approach, sometimes it is slow in…
Wira Chinwong
Service Director at SCSI Co., Ltd.
Real User
Top 20
Jun 19, 2020
Easy to set up and maintain but lacks backup capabilities

What is our primary use case?

I handle implementation. I install the Db2 Database before I send it to the developer or the application team. Also, sometimes, I have to migrate the database from one platform to another.

Pros and Cons

  • "The solution is easy to install and simple to maintain. The most valuable aspect of the solution is its general user-friendliness for users of all kinds."
  • "It would be ideal if the solution offered backup functionality. Many similar tools already do, which means Db2 is somewhat behind the curve in terms of what a customer might expect from it."

What other advice do I have?

We're currently IBM partners. I use the solution extensively. I'd like other companies to know it's quite easy to set up and maintain. If they are looking for something fairly easy to jump into, this may be it. I'd rate the solution seven out of ten.
Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle Database In-Memory vs. SAP HANA and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
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