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Score 4.9 out of 100

SAP HANA

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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

VectorWise is suitable to be a departmental data mart database or an operational data store (ODS). It is not suitable for enterprise data warehouse database.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP HANA

HANA has incredible query processing speeds. When compared with Sybase ASE for large dataset queries, we saw 10,000 times performance improvement. And for the individual point queries, we found that it was on par with Sybase ASE and that is because all of the response time is the round trip latency from the client initiating the query to the database and back. But for those large set processing requests that take a long time on Sybase, they ran 10,000 times faster on HANA. HANA is expensive so it should be used where in-memory transaction speeds are required and there are large volumes of data to be processed.
Gene Baker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

  • Quick response for queries involving multi-million rows
  • Low cost
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP HANA

  • HANA has allowed us to convert our BW reports and provide users with real time report data. Prior to moving to HANA, the reporting was based on prior day activities.
  • Queries involving large amount of financial data are able to be run much quicker with HANA than prior to implementation.
Renee Ferree | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

  • Concurrent user handling
  • Handling parallel ETL processes
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP HANA

  • Whenever an error is made in an order confirmation, the reversal process is extremely difficult and the user has to go through several steps to correct it.
  • There is no specific pathway for certain tasks which can be quite misleading for new users.
  • SAP support from online sources is very limited. As a result of that, solving a problem can be challenging if the skilled person is not available.
Nooruddin Jamali | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP HANA

SAP HANA 4.3
Based on 6 answers
At this moment we are not focusing on SAP, however would love to in the future. This is primarily because of our limited ability to generate more revenue to fund for SAP partnerships and products. Our initial tryst with SAP Partneredge open ecosystem didn't go as planned and we have shelved that for now. Hope we can revive in the future
Ganapathy Sivakumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

No score
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SAP HANA

SAP HANA 7.4
Based on 4 answers
Good productivity software.
khayati jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP HANA

SAP HANA 8.2
Based on 214 answers
SAP HANA is one of the best databases in the current century and it’s SAP’s own database. The performance & handling of complex calculations are far more better than any other database. Performance tuning & memory monitoring is easily done without impacting any codes. Virtual data models have been used and the basic models are not affected.
Harshavardhan Mahendran | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

Oracle>DB2>MS SQL Server>GreenPlum>Vectorwise
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP HANA

We changed PECTRA for SAP, since we were having many problems with the loss of information in the database and unexpected catalog changes. In addition to that, it was very cumbersome to perform data analysis. We had many problems with a lack of materials or that the necessary did not enter because of it.
Christian Borsotti | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

No score
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SAP HANA

SAP HANA 4.5
Based on 1 answer
Limitation of training deliverable by organization
Shoaib Ansari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

  • We had to move out of VectorWise after using the database for 2 years. Hence no positive impacts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP HANA

  • Since implementing HANA we have been able to save several million dollars a year in operating room supplies ($9 million last fiscal year).
  • It has allowed us to improve our processes to save $1 million dollars in our Laboratory Services
  • We have used it as part of our month end close to save over 20 hours every month of manual reporting.
Jamie Oswald | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Actian Vector (formerly VectorWise)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

SAP HANA

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

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