A Traditional Data Warehouse Architect's Guide to SAP HANA

Featuring Sambaran Chakravorty, Deloitte

Understand how SAP HANA views respond differently to SQL than traditional RDBMS views. Learn how to produce analytics using a combination of stored procedures, enterprise SAP HANA modeling, and R statistical packages. Find out how to construct complex structures and SQL query equivalents using SAP HANA calculation views.


Managing Open Invoices and AR with SAP Systems: Q&A on Best Practices for Compliant, Secure, and Streamlined Payments Processing

What visibility do your AR teams, employees, and customers have into open invoices in your SAP systems? Is your payment processing up-to-date, secure, and PCI compliant? In this online chat, CNBS Software’s Gerald Schlechter and Jennifer Rossi of Paymetric take readers' questions on best practices for customer invoice processes in alignment with SAP data and systems.


Comparing SAP BW on HANA vs. Native Reporting with SAP HANA: Q&A on Design, Optimization, and Troubleshooting

What are the differences when running SAP BW on SAP HANA vs. HANA native reporting? How does SAP HANA change reporting solution architecture? SAP BW and HANA expert Dmitry Shustov of Xoomworks takes readers' questions on optimizing reporting, whether running SAP BW on HANA and using HANA's native reporting.


SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio – A Beginner’s Guide

By Dr. Berg

In this blog Dr. Berg takes a look at the features of Design Studio, exploring the basic functions and also look at the capabilities of this new interesting tool from SAP.



SAPinsider Lifecycle Management Matters column thumbnail By Karl Kessler

Learn in detail about the newest development additions to SAP NetWeaver 7.4. Topics covered include features for database-independent programming with Open SQL, unified data modeling and definition with core data services, and simplified control of stored procedures with ABAP-managed database procedures.