The authors of »Introducing SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics«

Abani Pattanayak

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Abani Pattanayak has more than 15 years of experience in data warehousing, and has been working with SAP in-memory technology since 2007. As a principal architect at SAP and an SAP HANA Distinguished Engineer, he has helped implement and performance-tune SAP HANA for multiple customers. He is a frequent contributor to SCN and a regular speaker at events like SAP TechEd.

Rajeev Koppolu

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Rajeev Koppolu is a principal SAP FICO application consultant based out of Dallas, TX. He is the SFIN Lead Multiplier for SAP North America and is currently engaged in multiple projects across various industries doing SFIN migrations and implementations. He has over 12 years of SAP FICO implementation experience, as well as certified in SAP HANA. His awards in SAP include Project of the Quarter in 2014, RBT in 2014 and Winners Circle in 2015.


Current titles

  • Cover of Smart Data Access: Data Virtualization in SAP HANA
    Smart Data Access: Data Virtualization in SAP HANA

    Abani Pattanayak, Williams Ruter

    98 pages

    Get smart about accessing and virtualizing your data with this E-Bite on SAP HANA Smart Data Access! First, configure the SDA driver for SAP HANA and other databases such as SAP Sybase IQ, Apache Hadoop (with instructions on setting up More about the book



    • Install and configure SDA for SAP Sybase IQ, Oracle, SQL Server, and more
    • Create virtual tables and data models based on virtual tables
    • Use SAP HANA Vora on top of Hadoop to enable SQL processing
  • Cover of Introducing SAP S/4HANA Extensions in SAP Cloud Platform
    Introducing SAP S/4HANA Extensions in SAP Cloud Platform

    Abani Pattanayak, Imran Rashid

    125 pages

    Learn the what, why, and how of SAP S/4HANA extensions with the SAP Cloud Platform. Start by exploring SAP S/4HANA and SAP Cloud Platform architecture and common extension patterns. Then learn to build extensions, ranging from collaborative, UX, analytical, and More about the book



    • Optimize and extend SAP S/4HANA with the SAP Cloud Platform
    • Learn to build collaborative, UX, analytical, and Internet of Things extensions
    • Troubleshoot and deploy extensions
  • Cover of SAP HANA XSA
    Native Development for SAP HANA

    Francesco Alborghetti, Jonas Kohlbrenner, Abani Pattanayak, Dominik Schrank, Primo Sboarina

    607 pages, hardcover

    Want to create applications that run faster and perform better on SAP HANA? Learn how to design, test, and deploy native SAP HANA applications with SAP HANA XSA! Get started by exploring your development environment, tools, and the SAP HANA More about the book

    from $69.99


    E-book | Print edition | Bundle
    • Learn to use the SAP HANA XS Advanced application server
    • Design apps from start to finish: define the data model, add the application layer, and develop a presentation layer
    • Secure, troubleshoot, and deploy completed apps