In recent SAP user group events, various attendees approached me asking about the role of SAP Master Data Governance in the context of SAP S/4HANA. To put it more precisely, people asked me, for instance, whether they’d go or stay with an SAP MDG on a non-HANA database, run SAP MDG on SAP HANA, or […]
This time, I wanted to add a Map and answer to the question “What If I cannot install the MDX plugin in Excel?”. Our integration is done with an anonymous OData service. In MS Excel, it’s as simple as going to the Data ribbon, then From other sources and then choosing From OData feed: Note: […]
Big Data brings big opportunities, but as with all new opportunities, there are also new challenges. To adjust to the challenges Big Data brings (like variety, and structure of data types) there is an emergence of new Big Data datasources. Lumira is optimized for many Hadoop technologies, like Hive, Impala, EMR and Spark. And we […]
Part 1 of this series focused on how the new SAP HANA Data Lifecycle Manager features helped to utilize automated processes to tier the data from HANA to Hadoop. Now that the data is in Hadoop we will look at how to start analyzing this data with SAP HANA Vora. Before we get too far […]
The SAP HANA Data Warehousing Foundation (DWF) option is a series of packaged tools for large-scale SAP HANA installations, which support data management and distribution within a SAP HANA landscape. With SAP HANA Data Warehousing Foundation you can achieve smart data distribution across complex landscapes, optimize the memory footprint of data in SAP HANA and […]
I’ve been working on and around ‘data’ for a large part of my career, and consider myself fortunate for it – the topic of data is never boring, is very impactful, and even philosophical.