The authors of »Implementing SAP HANA«

Jonathan Haun

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Jonathan Haun currently serves as the lead SAP HANA consultant and consulting manager with Decision First Technologies. Over the past two years, he has had the opportunity to help several clients implement solutions using SAP HANA. In addition to being certified in multiple SAP BusinessObjects BI tools, he is also a SAP Certified Application Associate and SAP Certified Technology Associate for SAP HANA 1.0.
Jonathan has worked in the field of business intelligence for more than 10 years. During this time, he has gained invaluable experience while helping customers implement solutions using the tools from the SAP BusinessObjects BI product line. Before working as a full-time business intelligence consultant, he worked in a variety of information technology management and administrative roles. His combination of experience and wealth of technical knowledge make him an ideal source of information pertaining to business intelligence solutions powered by SAP HANA. You can follow Jonathan on Twitter at @jdh2n or visit his blog at http://bobj.sapbiblog.com.

Chris Hickman

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Chris Hickman is a certified SAP BusinessObjects BI consultant and consulting manager at Decision First Technologies. His specific areas of expertise include reporting, analysis, dashboard development, and visualization techniques. Chris’ software development background has enabled him to achieve proven effectiveness in architecting, developing, testing, and supporting both desktop-based and web-based applications for many customer engagements representing various industries. Chris also speaks globally at SAP and ASUG events.

Don Loden

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Don Loden is a principal consultant at Decision First Technologies with full lifecycle data warehouse and information governance experience in multiple verticals. He is an SAP Certified Application Associate on SAP BusinessObjects Data Integrator, and he is very active in the SAP community, speaking globally at numerous SAP and ASUG conferences and events. He has more than 14 years of information technology experience in the following areas: ETL architecture, development, and tuning; logical and physical data modeling; and mentoring on data warehouse, data quality, information governance, and ETL concepts. You can follow Don on Twitter at @donloden. You can contact Don by email at don.loden@decisionfirst.com.

Roy Wells

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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. He is particularly interested in delivering innovative visualization solutions and developing customized end user experiences that enable business transformation. He also enjoys mentoring and speaking publicly about BI, software development, and system integration solutions at conferences and venues worldwide. You can follow Roy on Twitter at @rgwbobj or contact him by email at roy.wells@decisionfirst.com.
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    Creating SAP HANA Information Views

    Jonathan Haun, Chris Hickman, Don Loden, Roy Wells

    70 pages

    The best way to understand your data is to analyze it. SAP HANA's information views can help you do exactly that...as long as you know how to create them! This E-Bite will walk you through the different types of information More about the book

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    • Model data in SAP HANA with attribute, analytic, and calculation views
    • Get to know the properties of information views and how to define them
    • Learn how to build both graphical and script-based calculation views
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    Data Provisioning for SAP HANA

    Megan Cundiff, Vernon Gomes, Russell Lamb, Don Loden, Vinay Suneja

    352 pages, hardcover

    Before making data available in SAP HANA, you must standardize, integrate, and secure it—that’s where data provisioning comes in. In this guide, you’ll learn about each of your options, from SAP HANA-based tools like SDI and SDQ to SAP Data More about the book

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    • Get to know your options for provisioning data for SAP HANA
    • Learn how and when to use each tool
    • See the tools in action with in-depth case studies
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    SAP HANA 2.0 Security Guide

    Jonathan Haun

    608 pages, hardcover

    Your complete guide to safeguarding your SAP HANA 2.0 platform awaits! Get step-by-step instructions for configuring and maintaining each security element, from the new SAP HANA cockpit to privileges and roles. Learn how to secure database objects and provision and More about the book

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    • The comprehensive guide to SAP HANA 2.0 security, from authentication to auditing
    • Develop a complete security model using practical examples and case studies
    • Identify critical settings necessary to pass an SAP HANA security audit