Category: HANA

Setting The Record Straight – SAP HANA vs. Exadata X3

SAP introduced its SAP HANA platform in the spring of 2010. Just about two years later, the company reported a turnover of €200 million, more than 400 customers adopting the new technology, 160+ live installations, and more than 65,000 end-users. At the Oracle Open World keynote this week, Oracle made...

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SAP Business Warehouse Accelerator (BWA)

Today my assignment as project manager for a SAP HANA proof of concept ends, which means I have to say goodby to the customer and its SAP HANA system. The latter implies I’m going back to old school acceleration via SAP’s BWA solution. As my BWA knowledge became rusty, I’ve...

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SAP Inside Track 2012 – Netherlands

For the fourth time in a row the SAP Inside Track – Netherlands will be organized with “The SAP TechEd XPerience” as theme. Also this year I’m gonna join this community event in which experiences and thoughts on SAP TechEd 2012 will be shared. This event is open for both...

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BW7.3 running on SAP HANA (some screenshots)

When starting a SAP HANA Proof of Concept (PoC), only one deliverable was mentioned, namely ‘testing’ the SAP HANA as an Appliance (with a SAP BO Visual Intelligence report running ‘on top of it’) solution. During the project, the scope was extended to also ‘test’ SAP HANA as a Database...

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Predict requirements for a BW system on a SAP HANA database

Enclosed (SAP_BW_on_HANA_Sizing_Report_V1_0) an SAP document (PDF) which describes how to predict resource (sizing) requirements for a BW system on a SAP HANA database. This document contains some explanations on how to use/run ABAP report /SDF/HANA_BW_SIZING, which precautions to take and how to interpret its outcome.

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SAP HANA: free ‘certification’

SAP HANA Core Product Knowledge for Solution Consultants Being a project manager for a Proof of Concept with SAP HANA, (a little) knowledge about SAP HANA won’t harm anyone. Besides reading and learning, it’s also possible to take a (free) SAP examination. When you pass this exam, you’re qualified as...

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