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SAP IQ, a Relational Database Management System (RDMS)

Gain maximum speed, power, and security, while supporting extreme-scale enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics, with this affordable, efficient relational database software.

  • On-premise and cloud deployment
  • Maximum value from massive data volumes
  • Access to business performance and market dynamics
  • Disk-based, columnar analytics platform

Key Benefits

Simplify IT architecture

Streamline your IT administration tasks and reduce IT workloads. Store and query more data, more affordably – whether you have terabytes or petabytes of data.

Gain new insight with enterprise-wide analytics

Manage and analyze data from across your business and social sites, and create ad-hoc reports from real-time data. 

Key Capabilities

High-speed data loading

Make Big Data available faster to applications and people for in-the-moment decisions.

Column-store compression

Reduce storage volumes by more than 70% for lower storage costs and improved performance.


Put data and analytics at users’ fingertips with the ability to handle petabyte-scale data volumes.

Release Highlights

SAP IQ Cockpit

Learn how this new graphical administration tool supports on-board management and monitoring of SAP IQ.

Database scope variables

Explore the new features for creating and using database scope variables, which help you share values between connections.

Numeric property value tracking

Find out how you can configure your database server to return numeric property values at regular intervals.

Security and Compliance

Data security

Focus on your business and customer relationships with a proactive, predictive approach to maintaining compliance and data security in the cloud and within an on-premise data center.


Find out how SAP regularly undergoes external reviews and audits to check compliance and supports data security and privacy regulations worldwide.

Transform your business with SAP Services and Support

Evolve your business with services and support from SAP – your trusted adviser for digital transformation strategy and execution.

Simplify and accelerate your digital transformation

Support critical business processes on your path to innovation and digital transformation with holistic, end-to-end services that reflect over 40 years of knowledge, experience, and innovation.

Transform your business with unparalleled service support

Close the gap between your digital transformation strategy and execution with innovation discovery, digital strategy, and business transformation services from a trusted adviser that knows SAP software best.

Build a business case

Two Guinness World Records with help from SAP

Read about SAP’s records for the world’s largest data warehouse and for the fastest loading and indexing of Big Data.

Additional Products

Looking for more data management products to meet your business needs?


Unleash your data’s full potential with SAP HANA, our in-memory database for digital business and the Intelligent Enterprise.

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)

Drive faster, more reliable online transaction processing (OLTP) for less with SAP ASE on premise or in the cloud.

SAP SQL Anywhere

Rapidly design and deploy embedded database applications that run remotely on all devices with this relational database management system (RDBMS).

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