The authors of »SAP HANA 2.0 Administration«

Shivaji Patnaik

Shivaji Patnaik is a platinum consultant with SAP National Security Services. He has more than 20 years of experience in analytics, big data, in-memory, and information architecture.

Imran Rashid

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Imran Rashid is a solution advisor expert with more than 17 years of experience in data warehousing and analytics, and has been working with SAP in-memory technology since 2010. As a solution advisor expert at SAP, Imran has implemented complete end-to-end solutions leveraging SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA, SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics for multiple customers. He's an SAP Platinum Consultant and an SAP HANA-certified technologist.

Williams Ruter

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Williams Ruter started working with SAP in 2008 as an SAP Basis consultant and has also served as a solution architect. He joined SAP in 2014 as an SAP HANA senior technology consultant. He has been the technical lead in several SAP HANA cloud deployments and migrations from the on-premise SAP HANA solution to the cloud solution.

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  • 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