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Implementing SAP HANA







860 pages, 2nd, updated and revised edition , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-4932-1176-0
860 pages, 2nd, updated and revised edition
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-1177-7
860 pages, 2nd, updated and revised edition , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-1178-4
If you’re ready to move past the basics and see what SAP HANA looks like in the real world, you’ve come to the right place. From initial setup to connecting to a business intelligence platform, follow along with a practical case study that details a complete SAP HANA implementation. Learn how to provision data with SAP Data Services, model data with SAP HANA information views, and connect SAP HANA to SAP’s business intelligence tools. It’s time to put SAP HANA to work.
  • Implement SAP HANA as a data warehouse for analytics
  • Integrate SAP HANA with SAP Data Services and SAP BusinessObjects BI
  • Keep your system and your data safe by setting up authorizations, analytic privileges, and more
About the Book About the E-book 860 pages, hardcover, 2 in. Including code download. Reference book format 6.9 x 9 in. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Smyth-sewn casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (Linotype Syntax 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (82 MB), EPUB (104 MB), and MOBI file (217 MB) for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy & paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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!

Highlights include:

  • Columnar database technology
  • Projects, packages, roles
  • Source system analysis
  • Normalized and denormalized data
  • Data loading
  • Attribute views
  • Data modeling
  • Analytic views
  • Calculation views
  • SAP HANA Studio
  • Predictive Analysis Library (PAL)
  • SAP Predictive Analysis
»The technology alone is not a magic bullet; there is indeed a methodology behind an implementation of SAP HANA.«

Jonathan Haun currently serves as the lead SAP HANA consultant and consulting manager with Decision First Technologies.

Chris Hickman is a certified SAP BusinessObjects BI consultant and consulting manager at Decision First Technologies.

Don Loden is a principal consultant at Decision First Technologies with full lifecycle data warehouse and information governance experience in multiple verticals.

Roy Wells is a consulting manager 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.

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