SAP HANA: An Introduction

SAP HANA An IntroductionWhat does SAP HANA mean for you? This book is your introduction to all the essentials: from implementation options to the basics of data modeling and administration. With cutting-edge coverage of SAP HANA smart data access, SAP HANA Vora, and more, this best-seller has everything you need to take your first steps with SAP HANA.

  • Explore SAP HANA in all its forms: as a database, application platform, and driver for SAP S/4HANA
  • Learn about data modeling, data provisioning, and administration
  • Get the basics you need to speed into the world of SAP HANA

What You Will Learn?

SAP HANA as a Database

Explore your options! Find out how SAP HANA can be used as a database for SAP BW, SAP Business Suite, SAP S/4HANA, and more—and what this means for your landscape.

SAP HANA as an Application Platform

SAP HANA is a developer’s playground. Learn what you can do with SAP HANA extended application server, advanced model (XSA) and SAP HANA Cloud Platform.

New Developments in Data Modeling and Provisioning

Make sure you’re up to date! Understand all the core concepts and also get the latest information on calculation views, the SAP Web IDE, and SAP HANA smart data access.

Book’s Highlights

  • In-memory computing
  • SAP Business Warehouse on SAP HANA (SAP BW on SAP HANA)
  • SAP Business Suite on SAP HANA
  • SAP HANA Cloud Platform
  • SAP BusinessObjects BI
  • SAP HANA Live
  • Data modeling
  • Data provisioning
  • Administration
  • SAP HANA Studio
  • SAP HANA Web-Based Development Workbench

About the Authors of This SAP HANA Book

Penny Silvia is a managing director and SAP HANA leader for Deloitte Consulting with a focus on SAP analytics. Penny brings more than 20 years of SAP experience to this role and has been helping SAP customers determine their analytics strategies since 1998. During her more than 20 year career working with SAP products, Penny has held leadership and executive positions at Cap Gemini, IBM, as well as small boutique firms. This range of experiences has allowed Penny to work with clients large and small, across many industries and geographies, and has helped to forge her global perspective that she uses to help her clients navigate the sometimes murky and confusing waters of maximizing their investments with SAP analytics tools and solutions.

Rob Frye is the manager of ComeritLabs, in Huntersville, NC, which provides infrastructure, remote development, and training services for COMERIT, Inc. He is an experienced SAP HANA and SAP BusinessObjects developer, and has created content, training material, and processes for SAP HANA and SAP Business Warehouse InfoObjects on SAP HANA for Fortune 500 companies. He served in the NC Army National Guard for nearly two decades, and is a combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. After retiring from military service, he received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he was the First Honor Graduate with a 4.0 GPA.Rob was the lead author for The SAP BW to HANA Migration Handbook, one of the first books to provide comprehensive, step-by-step instructions for completing the DMO (database migration option) process. He has provided live training on SAP HANA and the SAP BusinessObjects toolset in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South Africa. He is also a PhD student at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, where he is conducting research into natural language processing for authorship attribution in web content.

Dr. Berg is an internationally recognized expert in business intelligence and a frequent speaker at major BI and SAP conferences world-wide. He regularly publishes articles in international BI journals and has written five books on business intelligence, analytics, and SAP HANA. Currently, he is a partner at PwC, where he is leading an analytics and business intelligence practice. He has over 25 years experience in business intelligence development and data warehousing from several banks and consulting firms.He holds a bachelor of science in finance from Appalachian State University, an MBA in finance from East Carolina University, a doctorate in information systems from the University of Sarasota, and a Ph.D. in information technology from the University of North Carolina. Dr. Berg also attended the Norwegian Military Academy, and served as an officer in the Armed Forces.

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