By now you would have already heard about SAP’s High-Performance Analytic Appliance (HANA) appliance and would probably have even taken feedback from the few early adopters. You would also have heard about Oracle Exadata that is perceived as SAP HANA’s competitor in the in-memory appliances business.
How does then Exadata appliance fair against SAP HANA? Is it appropriate to compare the two? In this podcast, experts Alex Gorbachev of Pythian and John Appleby of Bluefin Solutions provide an argument on whether or not these two should be pitched against each other. The experts also opine that the product road maps of the two vendors suggest a fierce competition ahead.