The authors of »SAP BW 7.4 on SAP HANA: Administration with SAP HANA Studio«

Matthias Merz

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Dr. Matthias Merz holds a degree in information management and has worked in the SAP environment for more than 10 years. At Camelot ITLab GmbH, he leads the Center of Excellence for SAP HANA and provides consultation for enterprises, particularly in the area of SAP BW on SAP HANA. In addition to the implementation of customer projects, his work focuses on the evaluation of new software technologies and the publication of specialist articles. He was previously employed at a data center where he focused on high-performance computing and SAP Basis administration.

Torben Hügens

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Dr. Torben Hügens is head of Reporting and Performance Management at Camelot ITLab GmbH. He was previously employed at SAP Deutschland AG & Co. KG and worked as a consultant in the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence/SAP Business Warehouse area. Initially, his work focused on the creation of reports using SAP BusinessObjects BI products and the design of data flows in SAP BW. Since then, his focus has shifted to the area of business transformation services. Here, his tasks include the design and optimization of enterprise-wide reporting solutions, as well as project management. In addition, he provides consultation regarding the design and implementation of holistic solutions for strategic management using SAP Strategy Management.

Steve Blum

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Steve Blum is a junior consultant at Camelot ITLab GmbH and works at the Center of Excellence for SAP HANA. His working fields in the SAP BW on SAP HANA environment include SAP HANA XS development, SAP HANA administration, nearline storage, and the evaluation of new functions. In the context of co-operative studies at SAP, he received his Bachelor of Science in information management. During this time, he worked in various departments in the SAP BW and SAP HANA environment, as well as in the field of process consultation.

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  • Cover of Implementing SAP BW on SAP HANA

    Implementing SAP BW on SAP HANA

    Matthias Merz, Torben Hügens, Steve Blum

    467 pages, hardcover

    If you’re making the leap from SAP BW to SAP HANA, this book is your indispensable companion. Thanks to detailed pre-migration and post-migration steps, as well as a complete guide to the actual migration process, it’s never been easier to More about the book

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    • Explore your SAP BW on SAP HANA implementation options
    • Get step-by-step instructions for migration, including pre- and post-steps
    • Learn how SAP HANA changes data modeling, reporting, and administration for an SAP BW system
  • Cover of SAP BW 7.4 on SAP HANA: Data Modeling

    SAP BW 7.4 on SAP HANA: Data Modeling

    Matthias Merz, Torben Hügens, Steve Blum

    135 pages

    Learn how to model data in SAP BW 7.4 on SAP HANA! Discover the SAP BW modeling tools along with SAP HANA-optimized InfoCubes. Then, learn how to model the new Advanced DataStore Objects for SAP HANA. This E-Bite was originally More about the book



    • Explore how moving to SAP HANA changes SAP BW 7.4 data modeling
    • Learn to use SAP BW 7.4 modeling tools and SAP HANA-optimized InfoCubes
    • Find out how to consume SAP HANA models in SAP BW