SAP HANA Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of SAP HANA competitors and alternatives

Real User
Senior Developer at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
Mar 04 2018

What is most valuable?

Without any doubt the Integration Services and Analysis Services are the most widely used. These are the basis for data quality, data gathering, ETL process, as well as… more»

How has it helped my organization?

In the current organisation there was no centralised data repository. Thus, statistics, reporting, and generic management information were not existent. With the… more»

What needs improvement?

An area that definitely needs improvement is the Reporting Service side with the actual report server. Although to be fair, Microsoft has developed a new branch of tools… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

My advice is quite straightforward. If you know the number of users who really and truly need access to the Server then it is a no-brainer. If you do not know, then get… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Yes, in the past I have worked with different versions of SQL server and have switched due to upgrades to utilise the latest version. I have also used Oracle, Tableau… more»

What other advice do I have?

I rate it eight out of 10. It is quite a good product and has improved dramatically. Like all products, it has bugs here and there and some areas still need improvement. I… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Within the current organisation, we did not look at other options. I was pretty confident that the product would do the job, based on my previous experience with similar… more»
Real User
Managing Director, North America at Business Consultants, Inc.
Oct 24 2019

What is most valuable?

The solution is very stable, in both hardware and database.

What needs improvement?

IBM just came out with new hardware in September, so they are getting ready for the cloud. If they can push through with all those features they're talking about, I think they have a good product lined up. Right now, the solution needs to… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The solution is pretty expensive and IBM isn't very transparent in their pricing plans. You need to be aware of what your company specifically needs before purchasing anything.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We also use SAP HANA. These are two different applications, however, and they have different use cases. HANA runs on memory. Db2 is a much more mature, older technology with its own platform. HANA is not that new but it's not that old… more»

What other advice do I have?

I'd rate the solution a six out of ten.
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