Friday, 17 November 2017

SAP HANA 2.0 XS Advanced: a host auto-failover installation/configuration example


While the host-auto failover configuration with the core HANA Database is well known, the additional steps when XS Advanced (XSA) is installed are less well known. In below steps I give an example how it can be configured. When you read through the notes several decisions must be made for your own implementation, so your configuration may be different.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

HANA Studio, Eclipse, Web workbench, Web IDE cloud and Web IDE for HANA

Since the introduction HANA platform, there are several Application development tools provided by SAP for the developers. They are,

1. HANA Studio
2. Eclipse
3. Web Worbench IDE
4. Web IDE cloud
5. Web IDE for HANA

Monday, 13 November 2017

Anonymization: Analyze sensitive data without compromising privacy

When is data truly anonymized? You can probably remember several cases where organizations such as public transport organizations or telecommunication providers published insufficiently “anonymized” data sets resulting in very damaging highly visible news headlines.

This is not to do any finger-pointing, because you know what? Anonymization is really hard! For many real-life use cases it isn’t enough to just substitute names with pseudonyms, or mask some of the values. With a little additional background knowledge it is often possible to identify the individuals you thought had been anonymized.

Friday, 10 November 2017

Connecting Streaming Analytics to Design Studio

SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio supports connections to streaming analytics as a data source for your applications and dashboards. It connects to streaming via the Web Services Provider and provides your application with real-time data. Before you create the connection though, there are a few things to set up on the streaming side: you’ll need to confirm your WSP configuration info, set streaming permissions, and enable web services for your project.

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Error “License key could not be installed” on SAP HANA DB

Error: You face an error in HANA Studio/HDBSQL “License key could not be installed” on SAP HANA DB while installing license on existing DB already running with permanent license.

SAP HANA Tutorials and Materials, SAP HANA Certifications

Monday, 6 November 2017

SAP HANA Cockpit 2.0 SP 04 What’s New – by the SAP HANA Academy


Earlier this week (October 31, 2017), the latest support pack for SAP HANA cockpit 2.0 SP 04 was released-to-customer (RTC).

Support pack 04 introduces some nice new functionality to make administering SAP HANA systems easier, more secure, and more manageable for large scale deployments.

Friday, 3 November 2017

Configure Information Access in HANA Express to connect from Lumira or Analysis for Office

In this blog post, I’m documenting the steps I followed to enable Information Access in SAP HANA, express edition on my Google Cloud Platform machine.

Before we continue….