"The solution has been very easy to scale so far."
"It is pretty simple to use and I don't have anything really bad to say about it."
"The most valuable features are that it's free and the documentation is good."
"It is very easy to install and has all basic database features."
"We use it as a data store and from that perspective, we get everything we need."
"The replication feature is the most valuable. We are replicating our servers."
"This specific version of this MySQL has been battle tested for a long time. Any issues are known issues and we pretty much don't have any problems when they're in production. So it's very stable."
"What I've been most pleased with is the cost point, performance, and ease of use."
"Its in-memory capabilities are good, which is why many companies still use it."
"The solution operates well."
"It's easy to use, and the Hana Studio is pretty good."
"It is very stable and very innovative. You can integrate many applications with it."
"The initial setup is straightforward. It usually takes around eight months but it depends on a customer's requirements. We can spend a month or two customizing."
"Using this solution has given us better details for reporting and analytics."
"What I like most are the dashboards and pervasive analytics."
"The solution offers advanced features that the company was struggling to implement."
"In the next release, I would like to see the scalability features improved to allow you to configure it and reduce the complexity with the configuration, making it easier for the end-user to scale. Make it as simple as it can be."
"The product is a little bit complex and it is difficult to find sufficient documentation."
"It could be more secure."
"There are some issues with compatibility with Java environments that need to be improved. When Oracle bought this solution there were some driver changes that caused some issues with operations."
"As an open-source product, there isn't really any technical support available if you get into trouble or have issues."
"It could be a little bit simpler to use."
"They should come up with a better solution than the NDB cluster for better scaling. If they could come up with a better solution for write scaling, apart from the NDB cluster, which is supported by all open source communities, that would be great. Although the NDB cluster, I believe, is an open-source tool, it's not widely supported as a solution."
"The solution could have better integration and security features."
"Unlike other databases, it lacks management features that legacy databases like Oracle or SQL servers have. They need to make the solution easier to manage and offer tools that make management more effective. A lot of things you have on traditional databases you have to develop into HANA."
"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."
"A documents preview could be helpful."
"There could be better management for faster updates, last year there were some changes in India to the e-invoicing feature."
"The worst thing about SAP HANA is the price; it's very expensive. The licensing cost, implementation cost, hosting cost, and appliance cost are all high."
"SAP HANA is not perfect and they could improve by having more options and more integration."
"The solution is very expensive for us."
"It would be nice to know when SAP plans to stop its maintenance of a previous version of SAP ECC ERP because, at this point, anyone utilizing SAP will have no choice but to go on S/4HANA Database."
Until its recent acquisition by Oracle, MySQL was possibly the most renowned open source database enterprise package that could be accessed completely for free. With the merger, the server increased both its features and its price tag, but there is still a free version available to the general community to contribute ideas and suggestions.
MySQL is a fast and relatively inexpensive database management system. It can easily integrate with a wide variety of programming languages, and it is considered to be a very reliable option. One of the most prominent features that customers seem to enjoy is the easy scalability of this system.
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.
MySQL is ranked 3rd in Relational Databases with 55 reviews while SAP HANA is ranked 4th in Relational Databases with 25 reviews. MySQL is rated 8.0, while SAP HANA is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of MySQL writes "Good beginner base but it should have better support for backups". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP HANA writes "Very robust solution with good data access". MySQL is most compared with Firebird SQL, Oracle Database, IBM Db2 Database, Teradata and Oracle Java DB, whereas SAP HANA is most compared with SQL Server, Oracle Database, Apache Spark, IBM Db2 Database and Oracle Database In-Memory. See our MySQL vs. SAP HANA report.
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