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.


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.


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.


Make the Most Out of Procure to Pay Solutions in SAP Landscapes

Identifying, evaluating, and selecting the right third-party procure-to-pay (P2P) solution for your SAP implementation isn't easy.  One of the biggest factors to consider is the solutions’ ability to reliably and efficiently interact with the underlying ERP system. When evaluating third-party P2P solutions for implementation in an SAP environment, Blue Hill Research recommends a careful examination of four key areas. This report will discuss each of these areas in detail, building further with insights from current SAP users and recommendations to help improve your project’s chances for success.