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"The initial setup is straightforward."

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"The performance is very, very good. It's one of the best aspects of the solution.""What I like most are the dashboards and pervasive analytics.""The solution operates well.""The solution is easy to scale.""It's easy to use, and the Hana Studio is pretty good.""It is difficult for me to narrow down what the best features are in SAP HANA because they work together to provide the overall functionality of the solution. However, the Fiori application is very good.""Using this solution has given us better details for reporting and analytics.""The main feature is that the processes are very flexible, they are able to be adapted to the business and their departments."

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"The only big hurdle for us is that most customers aren't familiar with it, so it's scary. If you're in commercial environments, everybody knows SQL, everybody knows Oracle, or whatever."

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"They can improve their technology for the CRM subsystem. There are other products that are better and more effective for the CRM subsystem. Its price could be better. It is expensive.""High availability and disaster recovery are very poor in HANA.""In a future release, SAP HANA should add a module for taxation, such as income tax and withholding tax.""Technical support should be more customer-friendly.""The user interface and CRM need to be more user-friendly.""I'd just like to see some more improvements done on the training, both on the functional training and technical training sides as a part of the complete solution.""Technical support could be better.""SAP HANA is not strong like Oracle when it comes to finance. They are only strong with the logistic business project."

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  • "It is expensive, which isn't a problem for us because SAP HANA is processing the data so fast."
  • "SAP HANA is an expensive product."
  • "It is expensive."
  • "Setup and licensing require planning and proper budgeting, as it is not cheap."
  • "The price of the solution could be reduced, it is expensive."
  • "The price of this product is good."
  • "We pay $200 on a monthly basis."
  • "The price is high and could be a bit cheaper."
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    Questions from the Community
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    There aren't any areas of improvement. We have a very long relationship with their R&D group. They're fairly dynamic there, however, it's not the relationships I manage. The only big hurdle for us is… more »
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    We're primarily a middleware solution and we integrate loyalty customer management systems with points of purchase, and those points of purchase can include point of sale, gas pumps, kiosks, mobility… more »
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    The solution is easy to scale.
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    The pricing is a bit on the high side. The use of hardware does not incur additional costs.
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    Since we use BW, we are required to use an SLT tool to carry out the data for generating the reports. But, when it comes to in-memory database in respect of the realtime reporting, I do not see why… more »
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    Also Known As
    OpenEdge RDBMS, Progress RDBMS, Progress OpenEdge, OpenEdge
    SAP High-Performance Analytic Appliance, HANA
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    The Progress OpenEdge Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) is an established, database management system for production systems. The OpenEdge database can support thousands of users and high traffic loads with sub-second response times. It helps to ensure that users are productive, customers are satisfied, and, for SaaS/Cloud computing environments, service-level agreements are met. Some of the key benefits of OpenEdge RDBMS include cost-effectiveness, raises productivity, easy to administer, scalable, and easy to manage. Progress OpenEdge RDBMS has a large shared-memory buffer pool allows up to a terabyte of the database to be cached in memory in a 64-bit OS environment. This gives memory-speed access to the frequently used parts of the database for best performance. In addition, its storage or space management is extendable: architected for expansion and optimized for performance. As a result, OpenEdge RDBMS presents virtually no limitations to the amount of data that can be stored in a single database other than the storage limits of your own computing environment.

    The SAP HANA® platform helps you reimagine business by combining a robust database with services for creating innovative applications. It enables real-time business by converging trans-actions and analytics on one in-memory platform. Running on premise or in the cloud, SAP HANA untangles IT complexity, bringing huge savings in data management and empowering decision makers everywhere with new insight and predictive power.

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    Sample Customers
    Apero Solutions, Heath Village, International Energy Services, Exact Software, PepsiCo Russia, Pero, SVK, FreshERP
    Unilever, NHS 24, adidas Group, CHIO Aachen, Hamburg Port Authority (HPA), Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited
    Top Industries
    Comms Service Provider28%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Energy/Utilities Company22%
    Consumer Goods Company7%
    Pharma/Biotech Company7%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Computer Software Company32%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Energy/Utilities Company5%
    Company Size
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    Small Business33%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise55%
    Find out what your peers are saying about Progress OpenEdge RDBMS vs. SAP HANA and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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    Progress OpenEdge RDBMS is ranked 3rd in Embedded Database Software with 1 review while SAP HANA is ranked 1st in Embedded Database Software with 25 reviews. Progress OpenEdge RDBMS is rated 9.0, while SAP HANA is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Progress OpenEdge RDBMS writes "Customizable, intelligent, and reacts in real-time". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP HANA writes "Very robust solution with good data access". Progress OpenEdge RDBMS is most compared with Oracle Database In-Memory, whereas SAP HANA is most compared with SQL Server, Oracle Database, MySQL, Apache Spark and Amazon Aurora.

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