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.

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Where ABAP Meets SAP HANA

SAPinsider Lifecycle Management Matters column thumbnail By Karl Kessler
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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.

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A Foundation for the Future

SAPinsider Lifecycle Management Matters column thumbnail By Karl Kessler
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In this column, SAP’s Karl Kessler reveals what to expect with the upcoming release of SAP NetWeaver 7.5. He highlights the market changes that have necessitated a new foundation, details SAP NetWeaver 7.5’s new features, and how this release sets the groundwork to support the next stage of innovation.

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Richemont Dials in Daily Precision Testing

Richemont Piaget watch By Ken Murphy, Features Editor
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Luxury goods manufacturer Richemont wanted to reduce the risks of manual testing and keep pace with the increasing volume of production changes so the company implemented automation software for business process validation and testing that integrated with its existing SAP landscape. The business has since set a new standard in process quality, automating validation for 80% of critical processes, and saved millions — having eliminated 55,000 hours of manual effort annually by moving to 600 hours of automated testing daily.

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How to Properly Size an 
SAP In-Memory Database

Performance and Data Management Corner column By Sebastian Schmitt
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To fully benefit from SAP HANA, customers must correctly size the hardware required to support the in-memory technique that drives its powerful performance. This article provides an overview of how to properly size for SAP HANA, including an explanation of how sizing for SAP HANA is different from sizing for traditional databases, the different sizing approaches supported by SAP, and how to apply these approaches when sizing for SAP HANA-based implementations.

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