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March 6, 2014  7:43 AM

SAP HANA development, more tangible now

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developer, HANA, SAP

Three years ago in 2011 we described SAP HANA as an in-memory computing platform and high-performance analytical appliance with a strong emphasis on ERP. Today in 2014, SAP would rather we just call HANA a computing platform -- but have developers ever been really able to "code to HANA"...

January 17, 2013  3:58 AM

From data-mart to database to data analytics, SAP HANA’s three ages of man

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data, Data analysis, Database, HANA, SAP

SAP held a co-located press conference in Frankfurt, New York and Silicon Valley this month to announce recent amplifications to the HANA in-memory computing platform, suite, programming platform and ecosystem. SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA is a new option for SAP Business Suite...


November 13, 2012  6:49 AM

What to expect from SAP Sapphire Madrid

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, HANA, SAP

German efficiency meets Spanish flair and iconoclasm. That may the impression that SAP is going for by hosting its Sapphire NOW and TechEd 2012 conference in Madrid. This week's event will lean heavily on customer experiences with SAP. This in itself will need to be a carefully orchestrated affair...


November 9, 2012  5:20 AM

SAP opens up to developers

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
appliance, Developer, HANA, IN MEMORY, SAP

Listening to SAP talk at its recent TechEd developer/user conference and symposium is an interesting experience. For all its corporate swagger and big business muscle, there's also a humble realisation (among the developer-facing execs in particular) that the firm is still inside the mechanics of...


November 10, 2011  12:05 PM

Is SAP finally getting its money’s worth from Sybase?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data analysis, Data Analytics, HANA, SAP, SUP, Sybase, unwired

Corporate technologies acquisitions can go bad, it's a fact. AT&T bought NCR to try and gain a foothold in the PC market and the deal ended up as rotten as a box of stale eggs. The Skype and eBay deal went pretty sour from the start and HP's purchase of Compaq was not without its woes. Oracle...


September 14, 2011  5:12 PM

Is SAP HANA a data analytics ‘ace in the hole’?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, Data Analytics, Database, HANA, IN MEMORY, SAP, Sybase

SAP has predictably saved up news relating to its HANA product for this week's TechEd show here in Las Vegas, but what is it? Described variously as the company's in-memory computing platform with a strong emphasis on ERP, it is perhaps more directly described as a high-performance analytical...


September 13, 2011  1:54 AM

What to expect from SAP TechEd 2011 + Sybase TechWave

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developers, HANA, IN MEMORY, on-demand, on-device, SAP, Sybase

The age of consolidation in information technology has led us to a time when big brand "acquisitions" mean that, increasingly, post-buyout vendors still exist under their former names under their new parent brands. Sun sits under Oracle, Cognos sits under IBM and Sybase sits under


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