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Author's profile photo Courtney Claussen

Supercharging SAP IQ Multiplex with the MapR Data Platform

Recently, SAP and MapR partnered together to test the performance of the SAP IQ columnar analytics database running on top of the MapR Data Platform.  The pairing of the two has resulted in impressive IQ database I/O performance. When IQ data files are located on the MapR file system compared to a traditional file system, the IQ cluster exhibits near linear scalability in I/O throughput as IQ server nodes are added to the cluster.

The benefits to the IQ user are profound.  MapR can provide big data scale-out capacity on commodity hardware for an IQ Multiplex cluster, while also offering significant cost savings over traditional NAS (network attached storage) or SAN.  In addition, MapR’s Data Platform has built in high availability, data protection, and disaster recovery capabilities, making it an industrial-strength, enterprise ready storage solution

This document describes the solution architecture, test results, and benefits to the SAP IQ user when choosing MapR as the underlying storage technology for the SAP IQ database:

https://www.mapr.com/sites/default/files/mapr_saptechnicalbrief.pdf

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      Author's profile photo Gi-sung Jang
      Gi-sung Jang

      Hi,

      Thanks for sharing a good doc.

      Can I get the more technical materials for this?

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      Gi-Sung Jang

      Author's profile photo Courtney Claussen
      Courtney Claussen
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      I will send you something through email.

      Author's profile photo Gi-sung Jang
      Gi-sung Jang

      Hi,

      Thanks for your kind reply.

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      Gi-Sung Jang