If you’re ready to move past the basics and see what SAP HANA looks like in the real world, you’ve come to the right place. From initial setup to connecting to a business intelligence platform, follow along with a practical case study that details a complete SAP HANA implementation. Learn how to provision data with SAP Data Services, model data with SAP HANA information views, and connect SAP HANA to SAP’s business intelligence tools. It’s time to put SAP HANA to work.
  • Implement SAP HANA as a data warehouse for analytics
  • Integrate SAP HANA with SAP Data Services and SAP BusinessObjects BI
  • Keep your system and your data safe by setting up authorizations, analytic privileges, and more

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In this book, you’ll learn about:


A Complete Implementation

From data modeling to data provisioning to connecting to the BOBJ platform, you’ll get the whole story on implementing SAP HANA.

AdventureWorks Cycle Company Case Study

Thanks to a detailed case study of a fictitious company, you’ll get a real-world understanding of what it means to implement SAP HANA.

Practical Examples

Once you’ve seen how it’s done, try it for yourself. Play around with the book’s sample code and test your SAP HANA skills!

Highlights include:

  • Columnar database technology
  • Projects, packages, roles
  • Source system analysis
  • Normalized and denormalized data
  • Data loading
  • Attribute views
  • Data modeling
  • Analytic views
  • Calculation views
  • SAP HANA Studio
  • Predictive Analysis Library (PAL)
  • SAP Predictive Analysis