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by Scott Wallask, Managing Editor, BI Expert
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Beyond its touted ability to accelerate the speed of information analysis, SAP HANA is evolving into other uses, including as a replacement for the traditional relational databases that SAP NetWeaver BW typically runs on top of.
by Prakash Darji, Vice President & General Manager, Data Warehousing Solutions & SAP HANA Platform, SAP
BI Expert - Volume 10 (2012), Update 1
Gain an understanding of how using SAP HANA as part of SAP NetWeaver BW may reduce the time IT and your system spend on data loading, maintenance, and modeling.
by Prakash Darji, Vice President & General Manger, Data Warehousing Solutions & SAP HANA Platform, SAP
BI Expert - Volume 10 (2012), Update 1
Gain an understanding of how SAP HANA works with SAP NetWeaver BW, and examine the business process changes that come from the release. Learn about how SAP NetWeaver BW powered by SAP HANA differs from SAP NetWeaver BW on a traditional relational database management system, and the new capabilities that are available within the release. In addition, find how this offering provides a simpler environment to manage when compared to traditional relation database management systems.
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Learn how to simplify the monitoring and logging of the performance of SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, version for Microsoft jobs using an Excel-based tool. It fills in gaps in Management Console monitoring.
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BI Expert - Volume 8 (2010), Update 7
Re-initializing the delta queue is a time-consuming, resource-intensive activity, but it is necessary to maintain the data integrity and accuracy of information. Follow step-by-step instructions for an alternative process that avoids the re-initialization, yet maintains the data integrity and accuracy of information.
by Michael Shtulaizen, SAP NetWeaver Technical Manager, Strauss Group Ltd., Israel
BI Expert - Volume 8 (2010), Update 5
The presence of a start routine changes the selected data structure and granularity. It has a negative impact on the source data retrieval process, even if you have not implemented it. In some scenarios, a start routine can change execution time from minutes to hours and even produce a different result. In most cases, you can implement an alternative solution to obtain the best loading performance.
How to Avoid the Most Common Load Testing Mistakes: Secrets to Success from EDF’s Massive Load Test Project
by Susanne Janssen, SAP AG, and Fayçal Hadjiat, EDF
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Load tests are critical for any company undergoing an implementation or upgrade. Yet too many companies overlook the most crucial load testing considerations. This article, which includes tips from Electricité de France’s hugely successful and productive load test project, explores a two-pronged approach to ensuring that your load tests — and your go-lives — are mistake-free.
by George Campbell-Kelly, Senior BI Consultant, Bluefin Solutions, Inc.
BI Expert - Volume 8 (2010), Update 5
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BI Expert - Volume 8 (2010), Update 3
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