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We performed a comparison between Oracle Advanced Analytics and SAS Analytics based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Data Mining solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
To learn more, read our detailed Oracle Advanced Analytics vs. SAS Analytics Report (Updated: November 2022).
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We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use.
Here are some excerpts of what they said:
Pros
"When needed, we will work closely with Oracle support and implement their workaround in our application.""The dashboard interface is intuitive and the user is able to interact with it to receive good results from the analytic."

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"It's very easy to use once you learn it.""All of the data analytics features in SAS Analytics are valuable to us since we're using them daily across our entire analytics team.""The technical support is okay."

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Cons
"The performance, scalability and queries should be addressed, as well as the data distribution of certain data techniques.""There are some transactions we have not been able to find through the dashboard."

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"The graphing and visualization features could be enhanced, in my opinion. I would especially stress improving the visualization capabilities.""One of the things that can be simplified is self-service analytics, especially for a citizen developer or a citizen data scientist.""The installation could also be easier, and the price could be better."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "I think that the cost-benefit ratio is okay."
  • "SAS is very expensive."
  • "Our licensing covers the usage for around 50 data analysts."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The dashboard interface is intuitive and the user is able to interact with it to receive good results from the analytic.
    Top Answer:I know the company has both enterprise-level pricing and pay-as-you-go type pricing, like any of the cloud-based network solutions. You have to manage your pricing based on the number of users and how… more »
    Top Answer:There are some transactions we have not been able to find through the dashboard.
    Top Answer:It's very easy to use once you learn it.
    Top Answer:SAS is very expensive. The challenge with them is that you have to pay for a license with every module you buy. They should probably combine everything and make it cheaper and light weight in Base… more »
    Top Answer:I would recommend SAS for large organizations because of the cost of this enterprise-level solution. For a small organization, I would recommend a cheaper solution. On a scale from one to ten, I would… more »
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    7th
    out of 15 in Data Mining
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    854
    Comparisons
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    Reviews
    2
    Average Words per Review
    269
    Rating
    8.5
    5th
    out of 15 in Data Mining
    Views
    1,428
    Comparisons
    1,157
    Reviews
    3
    Average Words per Review
    458
    Rating
    9.0
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    OAA
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    Overview

    Oracle Advanced Analytics 12c delivers parallelized in-database implementations of data mining algorithms and integration with open source R. Data analysts use Oracle Data Miner GUI and R to build and evaluate predictive models and leverage R packages and graphs. Application developers deploy Oracle Advanced Analytics models using SQL data mining functions and R. With the Oracle Advanced Analytics option, Oracle extends the Oracle Database to an sclable analytical platform that mines more data and data types, eliminates data movement, and preserves security to anticipate customer behavior, detect patterns, and deliver actionable insights. Oracle Big Data SQL adds new big data sources and Oracle R Advanced Analytics for Hadoop provides algorithms that run on Hadoop. 

    SAS was founded in 1976 and actually began as a project at North Carolina State University to analyze agriculture research. It has since become a global company that is recognized for its innovation in data analytics and business intelligence. SAS is redefining what's possible with data analytics through greater efficiency, strong information value chains, effective collaboration tools, and state-of-the-art visualization software. SAS Analytics is designed for use in a variety of industries including government, manufacturing, higher education, defense & security, banking, automotive, communications, and much more. SAS Analytics is a business intelligence (BI) solution that has the ability to reveal patterns and anomalies in data, identify relationships and different variables, and predict future outcomes. Users of SAS Analytics will benefit from making more sound, better informed business decisions based on company data and market trends. Data mining, data visualization, text analytics, forecasting, statistical analysis, and more are all available through SAS Analytics. Staples, which boasts $27 billion in sales across the globe, has a business philosophy that prioritizes customer loyalty and satisfaction. In order to better engage their customers, Staples utilizes SAS Analytics to plan finely tuned marketing campaigns. Through forecasting and advanced analytics, Staples has been able to rely on fewer contractors, and cut their marketing budget, while improving their customer retention rate.
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    Sample Customers
    Orbitz, Marriott, SGS Life Science, Masdar, AlliantEnergy Corporation, British Standards Institute, Skybox Security, Triple PointTechnology, and Coca Cola.
    Aegon, Alberta Parks, Amway China, Axel Springer, Bank of America, Belgium Special Tax, CAP Index, CareSource, CBE Group, Cemig, Center for Responsible Lending, CESCE, Ceska sporitelna, Chantecler, Chico's, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, CIGNA Thailand, City of Wiesbaden, Germany, Confused.com, Creditreform, Des Moines Area Community College, Deutsche Lufthansa, Directorate of Economics and Statistics, DIRECTV, Dow Chemical Company, Dow Chemical Company, Dun & Bradstreet, EDF Energy, Electrabel GDF SUEZ, ERGO Insurance Group, Erste Bank Croatia, Farmers Mutual Group, Finnair, Florida Department of Corrections, Geneia, Generali Hellas, Genting Malaysia Berhad, Grameenphone, Grandi Salumifici Italiani, HealthPartners, Highmark, Hong Kong Efficiency Unit, HP, Hyundai Securities, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family ServicesInc Research, ING-DiBa, Institut Pertanian Bogor, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), IOM, Kelley Blue Book, Lenovo, Lillebaelt Hospital, Los Angeles County, Maspex Wadowice Group, National Bank of Greece, New Zealand Ministry of Health, New Zealand Ministry of Social Development, Nippon Paper, NMIMS, North Carolina Department of Transportation, North Carolina Office of Information Technology Services, Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC), Oberweis Dairy, ODEC, Ohio Mutual Insurance Group, Oklahoma State University, OneBeacon, Orange Business Services, Orange County Child Support Services, Organic, Orlando Magic, OTP Bank, Plano Independent School District, Project Odyssey, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, RSA Canada, SCAD, Scotiabank, Singapore National Library Board, Sobeys Inc., SRA International, Staples, Statistics Estonia, Swisscom, SymphonyIRI Group, Telecom Italia, Telef‹nica O2, Town of Cary, Transitions Optical, TrueCar, Turkcell Superonline, UniCredit Bank Serbia, University of Alabama, University of Missouri, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company18%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Government9%
    REVIEWERS
    Healthcare Company22%
    Financial Services Firm22%
    Insurance Company11%
    Retailer11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Healthcare Company7%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business67%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise68%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise64%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise66%
    Buyer's Guide
    Oracle Advanced Analytics vs. SAS Analytics
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle Advanced Analytics vs. SAS Analytics and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
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    Oracle Advanced Analytics is ranked 7th in Data Mining with 2 reviews while SAS Analytics is ranked 5th in Data Mining with 3 reviews. Oracle Advanced Analytics is rated 8.6, while SAS Analytics is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Oracle Advanced Analytics writes "Helpful technical support, but performance and queries should be addressed". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAS Analytics writes "A user-friendly, easy coding analytics solution that is good for typical predictive analytics". Oracle Advanced Analytics is most compared with IBM SPSS Statistics, Weka, IBM SPSS Modeler, KNIME and SAS Enterprise Miner, whereas SAS Analytics is most compared with KNIME, Weka, IBM SPSS Modeler, SAS Enterprise Miner and IBM SPSS Statistics. See our Oracle Advanced Analytics vs. SAS Analytics report.

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