Category: Architecture

Free SAP HANA for everyone. What are you waiting for?

Many of you should, by now, have already heard of SAP HANA, the in-memory, column-oriented, relational database management system of SAP. The benefits of this in-memory platform are tremendous, but due to the SAP HANA price tag, not cut out for all to use or fiddle around (aka execute a...


Need more HANA memory? Clean out your change log(s)!

Because, to some, SAP HANA memory is (still) expensive, it’s wise to clean out unnecessary memory when running your SAP BW system on SAP HANA. Of course PSA’s are regularly cleaned (this was usually already initiated when running you SAP BW system on a non SAP HANA database) as no...


From IaaS, to PaaS, to SaaS, to PizzaS ;-)

The VNSG (Dutch SAP user group) visited Walldorf two weeks ago and during this visit Jos Houben (VP, CIO Customer Office, SAP SE) shared some inside information about moving the suite to Hana, Ariba and hybrid landscapes. As I’m not sure if I’m allowed to share his entire presentation (NDA/disclaimer wise), I’m only...