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Blog posts with the "SAP HANA" tag (26 posts)

Capacity Planning for BW on HANA

Capacity Planning for BW on HANA

The secret to a long happy marriage with HANA is logic The logic required by IT professionals means they are often unfairly accused of being unromantic. However, when it comes to a long and happy relationship with the HANA database, thinking about the long term helps make sure the magic...

SAP HANA Capacity Planning Infographic

SAP HANA Capacity Planning Infographic

HANA, we have a problem. Learn how your organisation can monitor it's capacity challenges for SAP HANA and minimise your project risk by gaining insight through Centiq's thought-leadership and knowledge-base. Get in touch with Centiq for further information: e: info@centiq.co.uk t: 0115 951 9666 Contact us via...

Steps from BW7.4 to BW/4 HANA - Part 3: Running the conversion process to deliver a BW/4 HANA system

Steps from BW7.4 to BW/4 HANA - Part 3: Running the conversion process to deliver a BW/4 HANA system

Audience Although this blog is aimed primarily at Basis consultants interested in performing the BW/4HANA system conversion activities, it is also intended to appeal to a range of SAP consultants and customers interesting in getting a better understanding of the steps and effort involved in undertaking such activities. This...

Centiq Demystifies SAP HANA on the Cloud

Centiq Demystifies SAP HANA on the Cloud

We are delighted to announce the first independent service for those current in-memory SAP HANA users to assess whether potential cost-savings, from moving to the cloud, is worth the disruption to their business, or not.   Our Cloud Readiness service makes it crystal clear if the claimed advantages of running SAP...

Centiq’s expanded team extends SAP HANA lead in UK

Centiq’s expanded team extends SAP HANA lead in UK

SAP HANA Experts add senior talent and customers. We are pleased to announce that as a response to the market growth for in-memory platforms to support Big Data, Analytics and ERP transformation and growth in our customer base, Centiq has made investments in technical talent and intellectual property and blue-chip...

Steps from BW 7.4 to BW/4 HANA – Part 2: Installation of the BW/4HANA Starter Add-on

Steps from BW 7.4 to BW/4 HANA – Part 2: Installation of the BW/4HANA Starter Add-on

Audience Although this blog is aimed primarily at Basis consultants interested in performing the BW/4HANA Starter Add-On installation activities, it is also intended to appeal to a range of SAP consultants and customers interesting in getting a better understanding of the steps and effort involved in undertaking such activities....

Case Study: Centiq and Arco constructing a safer world

Case Study: Centiq and Arco constructing a safer world

Introduction The UK’s leading health and safety equipment supplier partners with the SAP HANA specialists at Centiq to ‘Get the job done’ and improve worker safety. Headquartered in Hull, Arco manages an extensive catalogue of 22,000 product lines, an interactive website and 49 strong trade counters network. The...

SAP HANA Express: Streamlined, Free, and Packing a Punch

SAP HANA Express: Streamlined, Free, and Packing a Punch

The announcement of SAP’s latest edition to the HANA family, HANA Express, caused quite a stir in the developer community. It is the next phase of the SAP HANA evolution, designed to engage developers across all business sizes. SAP HANA Express gives developers the power and tools associated with...

Data Warehousing Terminology - "Jump Start"

Data Warehousing Terminology - "Jump Start"

Introduction Anyone will tell you, today's technological environment is full of Three Letter Acronyms (TLA), not to be confused with, plain initials (e.g. TLA). "What's the difference?" I hear you say, well an acronym can be pronounced. It also does not have to be a real word. That's why...

From BW to HANA: Can you make the SAP leap?

From BW to HANA: Can you make the SAP leap?

SAP has changed the way companies do business. With its sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERP), organisations from governments to banks have increased the speed and efficiency with which they report and automate their core operations, from accounting and supply chain management to HR and Marketing. Few technologies are as...

SAP HANA, Black box white box part three

SAP HANA, Black box white box part three

In the previous “black box, white box” blog, I wrote about how the effect of reducing the number of cores and clock speed in a HANA system can be measured.  Information that is useful if one were creating a cost optimised HANA system for non-production.  In this final instalment I...

HANA in the Cloud: Pros and Cons.

HANA in the Cloud: Pros and Cons.

SAP HANA in the Cloud versus On Premises Performance computing in the cloud reminds me of sending a postcard. It doesn’t matter how quickly I write the text on the back, or how close I stand next to the postbox. The bottleneck will generally be the transmission. The urge...

SAP HANA Case Study: SHS Group Drive 100x Faster Reporting

SAP HANA Case Study: SHS Group Drive 100x Faster Reporting

SAP HANA Case Study By deploying the SAP® HANA™ database, SHS Group has gained a 100-times boost to reporting speed, giving near-instant access to key information and driving smarter business decisions. Challenge SHS Group needs fast insight into sales and product performance to ensure that its brands remain consumers’ go-to...

SAP HANA Service Pack 6 (SP6) New Async System Replication Allows Near-Zero RPO

SAP HANA Service Pack 6 (SP6) New Async System Replication Allows Near-Zero RPO

With the release of SAP HANA Service Pack 6, SAP is introducing SAP HANA® smart data access technology to help enterprises dynamically derive real-time insights across heterogeneous sources such as Hadoop. New in-memory spatial capabilities in SAP HANA will help businesses uncover richer and meaningful signals from business and geospatial...

SAP HANA Performance

SAP HANA Performance

SAP HANA Performance Efficient Speed and Scale-Out for Real-Time Business Intelligence View the results for the 100 TB performance test. A 100 TB performance test was developed to demonstrate that SAP HANA is extremely efficient and scalable and can very simply deliver breakthrough analytic performance for real-time business intelligence (BI)...

10 SAP HANA questions and answers you want to know...

10 SAP HANA questions and answers you want to know...

Centiq’s SAP HANA team of experts have already completed numerous SAP HANA infrastructure installations in the UK including Europe’s largest HANA installation to date.  Through our existing knowledge of these and the many SAP HANA proof of value workshops we run, our team have produced an in-depth Q&...

SAP and Oracle 'shrink-wrapped solutions no substitute for deep big data analysis, says Centiq

SAP and Oracle 'shrink-wrapped solutions no substitute for deep big data analysis, says Centiq

While “shrink-wrapped” big data analysis solutions offered by the likes of SAP and Oracle will “stimulate imaginations”, they will soon give way to superior third-party products that display “greater levels of innovation”, Cloud infrastructure company Centiq has told Computing. Bolt-on analysis deployments such as SAP’s recently-launched Sentiment Intelligence module,...

Big Data: The Basics

Big Data: The Basics

Glyn Heath talks about Big Data analytics and the benefits it can bring to businesses of any size The IT landscape is constantly changing, with a major breakthrough announced every few weeks and equipment becoming apparently obsolete in just a year…at least that’s how Apple wants you to...

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