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Couchbase

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Score 8.4 out of 100

SAP HANA

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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Couchbase

It is well suited to hold our player data and give us ease of access to it. Most of our multiplayer features in our titles leverage querying couchbase for the relevant player data. The resiliency of couchbase also gives us peace of mind with having a up to date replica and backups. I am not entirely sure were couchbase would not be appropriate in my experience
Nevin Vorfeld | 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

Feature Rating Comparison

NoSQL Databases

Couchbase
8.3
SAP HANA
Performance
Couchbase
8.4
SAP HANA
Availability
Couchbase
8.9
SAP HANA
Concurrency
Couchbase
8.3
SAP HANA
Security
Couchbase
7.6
SAP HANA
Scalability
Couchbase
8.6
SAP HANA
Data model flexibility
Couchbase
7.5
SAP HANA
Deployment model flexibility
Couchbase
8.7
SAP HANA

Pros

Couchbase

  • Key/value data store. Couchbase is blazing fast at data access and retrieval when you know what keys you want to access.
  • Data querying with N1QL. If you have your indexes set up right, searching your unstructured data can be really fast too.
  • Management dashboard. The Couchbase platform has a great admin panel that provides tons of insights into how your cluster is performing.
Ryan J. Thompson | 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

Couchbase

  • Should allow servers to change their roles on the fly - currently you will need to take down the server and re-assign roles
  • SDK documentation is not as helpful and should have more examples
  • No pre-compiled procedures - unlike in SQL Server, Couchbase does not have pre-compiled stored procedures therefore we have to run various test to optimize our application
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

Couchbase

Couchbase 2.1
Based on 3 answers
I rarely actually use Couchbase Server, I just stay up-to-date with the features that it provides. However, when the need arises for a NoSQL datastore, then I will strongly consider it as an option
Jordan Moore | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Couchbase

Couchbase 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Couchbase has been quite a usable for our implementation. We had similar experience with our previous "trial" implementation, however it was short lived.
Couchbase has so far exceeded expectation. Our implementation team is more confident than ever before.
When we are Live for more than 6 months, I'm hoping to enhance this rating.
Chethan Chandra | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP HANA

SAP HANA 7.9
Based on 6 answers
Easy for data analysis and processing and faster in retrieving the data. In memory DB makes great performance for business application. Good security features compared to other DB and manageability of the DB makes it un parallel
Razibur Rahman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Couchbase

Couchbase 8.8
Based on 71 answers
Couchbase's performance has been excellent in our experience. In one particular case, the use of Couchbase instead of RDBMS improved page load speeds by an order of magnitude. The fact that adding more nodes scales both the read and write performance automatically and transparently has been particularly advantageous for our OLTP use cases.
Brant Burnett | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP HANA

SAP HANA 3.6
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Support Rating

Couchbase

Couchbase 7.5
Based on 2 answers
I haven't had many opportunities to request support, I will look forward to better the rating. We have technical development and integration team who reach out directly to TAM at Couchbase.
Chethan Chandra | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP HANA

SAP HANA 8.2
Based on 216 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

Couchbase

I'm not qualified enough to make a meaningful comparison, but 2 years after, I hear regularly about issues on Mongo from the other teams, especially on the SRE side. On our side, not much to say, except that it works. Ram, CPU, disk behave like expected. Same for bandwidth. Response time stays low. Not much to add.
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

Couchbase

Couchbase 8.4
Based on 53 answers
The system is multidimensional scalable. We can enable a specific service (DATA, INDEX, QUERY, ...) on specific nodes inside a cluster.The only limit, for now, is the Map/Reduce view service that is combined with the DATA service. It is then not possible to scale it independently from DATA nodes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP HANA

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

Return on Investment

Couchbase

  • We can implement the mobile app using community release.
  • The peer to peer syncing technology saves our development time.
  • The CRUD process will be stopped when index and view are growing rapidly, we have to delete index files and reindex again.
Kok Sang | 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

Couchbase

General

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

SAP HANA

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Couchbase
8.3
SAP HANA
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

Couchbase
2.1
SAP HANA
4.3

Usability

Couchbase
8.0
SAP HANA
7.9

Reliability and Availability

Couchbase
SAP HANA
3.6

Performance

Couchbase
8.8
SAP HANA
3.6

Support Rating

Couchbase
7.5
SAP HANA
8.2

Implementation Rating

Couchbase
SAP HANA
4.5

Scalability

Couchbase
8.4
SAP HANA
4.5

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