SAP HANA SPS 09 has added to the functionalities provided by SAP. This has helped in improving cloud application and providing powerful transactional and analytical applications. This way we create great value from big data assets and help in co-innovation with the clients and customers. If talk about cloud enhancement SAP HANA SPS 09 helps in running multiple independent databases related to SAP on single system that is SAP HANA system.
Hitachi Data systems as per the new acquisition of data integration have released a new update for the platform for SAP HANA and Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR). The director of big data marketing at Pentaho has said this is all about future proofing big data environments. They are really proud to future proof these investments. The latest Pentaho 5.4 focuses on these three key elements:
· Deployment of Big Data on Cloud
· Blending of the entire data across the enterprise
· Customer must be comfortable about the scaling and growing of the Hadoop environment.
Food producer Heinz has implemented SAP HANA to improve efficiency. Davor Brkovich, director of the operations for technology has said to manage on a global scale cloud is beneficial. The business intelligence platform has been integrated in more than 40 countries. SAP HANA has helped to improve performance trends, ability to identify problems and helps to optimize the strategies for sales team. The virtual stream in SAP HANA has helped to deploy a unified business platform globally. Heinz required an intelligent system to deploy these disparate sources of data.
Cost is not only the concern of customers using SAP HANA. They do not find the use of in memory technology today. The companies say that they are unable to identify the business case that would justify the cost of using SAP HANA. There is lack of knowledge regarding the business cases. There has been a reversion to the technology on the various technologies like advanced analytics technologies, database and big data. SAP HANA is not preferred because the workforce lacks the skills for the same. Majority of the population is unaware of the skills that are required for SAP HANA. Since SAP HANA is the new technology that is rising in the market, the widespread adoption requires time and patience. SAP shall support the existing environments in future. The common integration with SAP HANA include Business Warehouse on HANA, Business Suite on HANA, HANA custom analytics, HANA enterprise applications, and HANA Enterprise.
SAP-HANA is an in-memory database. SAP-HANA is a combination of software and hardware that is used to process the real time data with the help of In-Memory computing. It is the combination column based and row based technology. Data resides in main-memory (RAM) and is not stored on a hard disk. SAP-HANA is used to perform real-time analytics, develop and deploy real time applications. An In-Memory database defines that the entire data is stored in the memory (RAM). Time is not wasted by loading the data from the hard disk to RAM or while processing the data in RAM and the temporary data on hard disk. Hence CPU has a quick access for processing the data when everything is in-memory for the entire period.
IT executives are spending time working on SAP’s in-memory technology. SAP HANA has become well recognized by the businesses. The in memory technology is speeding the business processes. SAP HANA has increased the accuracy of data for major organizations. To implement HANA at an organization level, these three approaches can be followed: