SAP HANA Cookbook is published by Packt Publishing in December 2013. This book has 284 pages in English, ISBN-13 9781782177623.
SAP HANA is a real-time applications platform that provides a multi-purpose, in-memory appliance. Decision makers in the organization can gain instant insight into business operations. Thus all the data available can be analysed and you can react to the changing business conditions rapidly to make decisions. The real-time platform not only empowers business users and top management to make decisions but also provides the capability to make decisions in real-time.
A practical and comprehensive guide that helps you understand the power of SAP HANA’s real-time and in-memory capabilities. It also provides step-by-step instructions to exploit all the possible features of the SAP HANA database, enabling users to harness the full potential of this technology and its features.
You will gain an understanding of real-time replications, effective data loading from various sources, how to load data, and how to create re-usable objects such as models and reports.
Use this practical guide to enable or transform your business landscape by implementing SAP HANA to meet your business requirements. The book shows you how to load data from different types of systems, create models in SAP HANA, and consume data for decision-making. The book covers various tools at different stages creating models using SAP HANA Studio, and consuming data using reporting tools such as SAP BusinessObjects, SAP Lumira, and so on . This book also explains the in-depth architecture of SAP HANA to help you understand SAP HANA as an appliance, that is, a combination of hardware and software.
The book covers the best practices to leverage SAP HANA’s in-memory technology to transform data into insightful information. It also covers technology landscaping, solution architecture, connectivity, data loading, and setting up the environment for modeling purpose (including setup of SAP HANA Studio).
If you have an intention to start your career as SAP HANA Modeler, this book is the perfect start.
What you will learn from this book
- Discover simple and powerful techniques to master SAP HANA DB technology, features, tools, and components.
- Understand the technology and architecture of the SAP HANA database
- Load data from different types of source systems into SAP HANA
- Develop models – attribute/analytical/calculation views
- Get to know the SAP HANA SQL Script language
- Know about users and role maintenance, Solution Management, Monitoring, High Availability & Failover Management, Disaster Recovery and Management, Cloud Options
- Create filters, variables, and hierarchies and stored procedures using SQL scripting
- Make reports from SAP HANA’s data
- Develop user management skills by creating users and roles
An easy-to-understand guide, covering topics using practical scenarios and live examples, and answering all possible questions.
Who this book is for
If you are a solution architect, developer, modeler, sales leader, business transformation managers, directors, COO, or CIO; this book is perfect for you.
If you are interested in other technologies and want to jump-start into SAP, this book gives you the chance to learn SAP HANA. Basic knowledge of RDBMS concepts enough is to get you started.