Implementing SAP HANA

Implementing SAP HANABook Details

  • Hardcover: 850 pages
  • Publisher: SAP Press; 2nd Revised Edition edition (February 6, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1493211765
  • ISBN-13: 978-1493211760
  • Product Dimensions: 2.2 x 7.5 x 9.5 inches

Book Description

If you’re ready to move past the basics and see what SAP HANA can really do, you’ll want this book along for the ride. Explore the steps in a complete SAP HANA implementation, and then play with downloadable sample data that you can use to test your skills. Thanks to a detailed case study that moves beyond theory and into practice, you’ll soon be an expert in data provisioning, data modeling, and connecting to the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform. Take your SAP HANA knowledge to the next level!

*Implement SAP HANA as a data warehouse for analytics
*Integrate SAP HANA with SAP Data Services 4.2 and SAP BusinessObjects 4.1
*Walk through detailed data modeling examples using downloadable data

A Complete Implementation
From data modeling to data provisioning to connecting to the BOBJ platform, you’ll get the whole story on implementing SAP HANA.

AdventureWorks Cycle Company Case Study
Thanks to a detailed case study of a fictitious company, you’ll get a real-world understanding of what it means to implement SAP HANA.

Practical Examples
Once you’ve seen how it’s done, try it for yourself. Play around with the book’s sample code and test your SAP HANA skills!

*Columnar database technology
*Source system analysis
*Data provisioning
*SAP Data Services
*SAP Information Steward
*SAP HANA Studio
*Data modeling
*Attribute, analytic, and calculation views
*SAP BusinessObjects BI platform
*SAP Predictive Analysis
*SAP Lumira

About the Authors of this SAP HANA Book

Jonathan Haun currently serves as the lead SAP HANA consultant and consulting manager with Decision First Technologies. Over the past two years, he has had the opportunity to help several clients implement solutions using SAP HANA. In addition to being certified in multiple SAP BusinessObjects tools, he is also a SAP Certified Application Associate and SAP Certified Technology Associate for SAP HANA 1.0. Jonathan has worked in the field of business intelligence for more than 10 years. During this time, he has gained invaluable experience while helping customers implement solutions using the tools from the SAP BusinessObjects product line. Before working as a full-time business intelligence consultant, he worked in a variety of information technology management and administrative roles. His combination of experience and wealth of technical knowledge make him an ideal source of information pertaining to business intelligence solutions powered by SAP HANA.

Chris Hickman is a certified SAP BusinessObjects consultant and principal consultant at Decision First Technologies. His specific areas of expertise include reporting, analysis, dashboard development, and visualization techniques. Chris software development background has enabled him to achieve proven effectiveness in architecting, developing, testing, and supporting both desktop-based and web-based applications for many customer engagements representing various industries. Chris also speaks globally at SAP and ASUG events.
Don Loden is a principal consultant at Decision First Technologies with full lifecycle data warehouse and information governance experience in multiple verticals. He is an SAP Certified Application Associate on SAP BusinessObjects Data Integrator, and he is very active in the SAP community, speaking globally at numerous SAP and ASUG conferences and events. He has more than 14 years of information technology experience in the following areas: ETL architecture, development, and tuning; logical and physical data modeling; and mentoring on data warehouse, data quality, information governance, and ETL concepts.

Roy Wells is a principal consultant at Decision First Technologies, where he uses his 15 years of experience in system and application architecture to lead clients in the successful implementation of end to end BI solutions. He is particularly interested in delivering innovative visualization solutions and developing customized end user experiences that enable business transformation. He also enjoys mentoring and speaking publicly about BI, software development, and system integration solutions at conferences and venues worldwide.

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