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Technology Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Aug 31 2017

What is most valuable?

The column-based technologies (basically all the database for ITP) are used for SAP IQ. It is used as a column-based solution. It's two things: * Highest performance on query. This is very notable. Let's say, yesterday I was doing some of the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Instead of having a PNO process at the end of the day, which was running forever (six hours) I moved the process into SAP IQ. Now, I am giving real time, or near real time, PNO. The portal runs for four minutes, rather than running for six... more»

What needs improvement?

Yes. The room for improvement would be the marketing of the product, because this product is much better than advertised. One of my colleagues was working with Adobe, where the Product Management team was using Hadoop. Hadoop was doing a... more»
Real User
Senior Database Administrator & BigData Administrator at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Aug 17 2017

What is most valuable?

It is very robust for ad hoc DW queries and its columnar compression is unique and valuable.

How has it helped my organization?

My organization was using different RDBMs for data warehouse systems. There were obvious problems in terms of performance. Sybase IQ resolved all the performance problems we had at that time.

What needs improvement?

They should improve the backup options. There is no backup software support for Sybase IQ. You have to implement your own backup system. For large databases, you need to use disk backup solutions and it is very expensive. Multiplex is very... more»
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Senior SAP SYBASE/SQL SERVER DBA at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jul 20 2017

What do you think of SAP IQ?

Valuable Features Valuable features for us include the compression, speed, fast response time, and easy object maintenance. • Improvements to My Organization It has provided us with cube query and faster data upload time. • Room for Improvement I think the universe should be part of the Sybase IQ tool set. • Use of Solution We have been using the solution for about 10 years. • Stability Issues Sybase IQ is very stable. However, during earlier stages when the server crashes, you need Sybase technical support to help you out. • Scalability Issues We did not encounter any issues with scalability. • Customer Service and Technical Support The experts on Sybase IQ were very few in number, but they were really knowledgeable. • Previous Solutions I guess it...
Real User
MSSQL DBA,SAP IQ DBA/ASE at NuWare Systems LLP
Nov 22 2017

What do you think of SAP IQ?

Valuable Features Column-based, petabyte scale, relational database software system used for business intelligence, data warehousing, and data marts. • Improvements to My Organization My client is a into agri business, so it helps them get the best analysis. • Room for Improvement Concurrency and functional error messaging. • Use of Solution Five years. • Stability Issues A production database server should never crash in response to user input, but Sybase IQ has repeatedly done that for us, over multiple revisions of the product. • Scalability Issues No. • Customer Service and Technical Support Average. • Previous Solutions No. • Initial Setup Straightforward. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing Simplify the classification of licenses,...
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Lead Technical Specialist at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jul 12 2017

What do you think of SAP IQ?

Valuable Features Compression Column-based, indexes Speed with large queries Large amounts of data • Improvements to My Organization While queries with previous products could run for hours, with SAP IQ, they run in a matter of minutes or seconds. Disk costs. • Room for Improvement There could be more documentation and training. • Stability Issues In earlier versions, yes, but not in the past two-three versions. • Scalability Issues None, scales to VLDB status. • Customer Service and Technical Support An eight out of 10. • Previous Solutions OLTP databases, but there's no comparison in terms of reporting and warehousing. • Initial Setup Straightforward, very easy. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing Know what you are getting for your...
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What is SAP IQ?

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.

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ASR Group, Citrix, State of Indiana, PocketCard Co. Ltd.

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