Oracle Database Cloud Services & Infrastructure Updates for Oracle Partners in Europe, Middle-East & Africa (EMEA)

  • September 30, 2015

Oracle Database In-Memory vs SAP HANA benchmark results

Javier Puerta Arrue
Director, DB Cloud & Infrastructure Partner Programs

On September 16th, Oracle publicly released the benchmark white paper describing the results of SAP BW-EML Benchmark using Oracle In-Memory option. The results demonstrated that Oracle Database
12c runs SAP applications 2x faster than SAP HANA.

For your SAP clients running on Oracle Database make sure you consider the following points:

  • Why Risk Disrupting Your Client Business with SAP HANA

No application changes required. Oracle Database In-Memory is 100
percent compatible with all existing applications to transparently
accelerate analytics for mixed workloads for both OLTP and data
warehouse databases. No complexity, no compromises, no risks. Modern
in-memory technology simply and seamlessly works with your business—not
the other way around.

  • Instant Analytics: 2x Faster Than SAP HANA

Oracle Database In-Memory implements a dual-format architecture and
state-of-the-art algorithms to accelerate analytics by orders of
magnitude. This allows users to get immediate answers to business
questions that previously took hours. This same Oracle in-memory
technology is proven to speed up SAP applications 2x faster than SAP
HANA. Read the benchmark white paper.

  • More Cost-Effective Than SAP HANA

Oracle Database In-Memory does not mandate that all data fit in-memory.
Database queries execute transparently on data residing on all three
tiers—memory, flash, and disk—enabling Oracle Database In-Memory to be
used with databases of any size in order to take advantage of the
combination of fast in-memory and low-cost storage technologies.

View the Database In-Memory Infographic.

  • The Gold Standard Database for Your Enterprise

Building on decades of innovation, Oracle Database offers a proven
platform with integrated high availability and data protection to ensure
a reliable, secured “always-on” business operation you can count on.
Does SAP HANA offer the same high availability capabilities? Read more.

Read the Press release: "Oracle Database 12c and Oracle Database In-Memory Certified and Supported by SAP for Use with SAP Solutions."

Read the IDC white paper: "Memory-Optimized Transactions and Analytics in One Platform: Achieving Business Agility with Oracle Database." (PDF)

  • Breakthrough Transaction Processing Performance

Oracle has been a proven leader in publishing benchmarks on transaction
processing performance as measured by SAP's own standard application
benchmarks (SAP Standard Application Benchmarks).

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