SAP Sybase IQ Enterprise Edition
Supports all options and features. Optional features require additional licenses that are purchased separately.
IQ is a high-performance decision-support server designed specifically for mission-critical business intelligence, analytics, and data warehousing. Component Integration Services within SAP Sybase IQ provide direct access to relational and non-relational databases on mainframe, UNIX, or Windows servers. SAP IQ is licensed by core, server and data volume.
There are three levels of support for SAP IQ:
- SAP Enterprise Support, which provides a base level of 24/7 online support
- SAP ActiveEmbedded, which provides additional support, including
on-site SAP engineering professionals who can work with the customer
throughout implementation, operations and innovation cycles
- SAP MaxAttention, which provides the highest level of support,
including collaboration via a team of SAP experts embedded in the
customer's IT operations
SAP IQ is used predominantly for deploying and assisting decision support, business intelligence, data warehouse and data mart implementation. Its column-based DBMS enables petabyte-scale databases that perform and scale.
SAP IQ offers a generic analytics column-oriented database that suits a broad range of applications for companies of all sizes. It provides small businesses an open architecture and low TCO.
Larger businesses can benefit from SAP IQ's ability to scale to handle very large volumes of data as well as rapid data loading and query performance.