Which is better: SQL Server or SAP HANA?


I work at a Computer Software company with 10K+ employees. I'm researching SQL Server and SAP HANA. 

In your opinion, which is better and why?

Thanks for your help!

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Feb 15, 2021

It really depends on the purpose of usage. Both have strengths and limitations. SAP HANA is expensive especially when you try to integrate data from other sources than SAP systems. SQL Server (I believed you refer to MSSQL), is good for you to store application data. However, if you need big data analysis or advanced analytics, SQL Server may not be the best solution. The same goes for SAP HANA.

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