The authors of »Operating SAP in the Cloud«

André Bögelsack

Dr. André Bögelsack has a doctorate degree from SAP UCC Munich, where he worked as an SAP Basis administrator for a number of years. Today, he works as a technology consultant for Accenture AG and supports IT departments of multinational groups in the implementation of cloud solutions and development of cloud strategies.

Galina Baader

Galina Baader works at SAP UCC Munich and is responsible for cloud solutions and SAP HANA, offering training classes on both these topics. Previously, she worked as a consultant and was in charge of migrating on-premise solutions to Amazon Web Services.

Loina Prifti

Loina Prifti works at SAP UCC Munich on SAP HANA Cloud Platform. Her primary focus is cloud computing.

Ronny Zimmermann

Ronny Zimmermann works at SAP UCC Magdeburg and is the spokesman of the DSAG (German-speaking SAP user group) group Virtualization and Cloud Computing. He's the co-author of SAP PRESS books on Oracle, DB2, and SAP NetWeaver AS Java administration.

Helmut Krcmar

Helmut Krcmar has held the chair for Information Systems at the Information Technology Department of the Technische Universität München (TUM) since October 1, 2002. He is a member of the Information Technology Department, a secondary member of the Economics Department, and a member of the Carl von Linde Academy. Since 2004, he has been a member of the board of the elite graduate program in finance and information management (FIM) in the elite network of Bavaria, Germany. Between October 2003 and May 2007, he was academic director of the ¡communicate! program, and has been scientific director of the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM) of TUM since January 2004.

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    SAP Database Administration with IBM DB2

    André Faustmann, Michael Greulich, André Siegling, Benjamin Wegener, Ronny Zimmermann

    753 pages, hardcover

    When you’re working with IBM DB2 for Linux, Unix, and Windows, you’re maintaining the Rolls Royce of the SAP-certified database systems. This book is your companion in your daily tasks, from setup to decommissioning. Learn how SAP and DB2 work More about the book



    • Concepts and specifics of DB2/SAP operations
    • Lifecycle, parameterization, monitoring, and backup/restore
    • SAP and DB2 administration tools in action
    • Includes information for IBM DB2 10.5 for LUW