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SAP APJ FKOM 2014 – Feedback

I recently attended the 2014 SAP APJ (Asia-Pacific-Japan) Field Kick-Off conference in Singapore. It is an annual regional event held by SAP to kick-start the year for sales staff and partner channels combined. Other similar regional events are held in China (recently split off from APJ), Europe and the Americas. It is very interesting how …

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In-memory data warehouses

In a previous post on in-memory databases I gave a high level overview of SAP HANA, Oracle TimesTen and IBM’s solidDB. In this post I discuss temperature-based memory management for data warehousing, as implemented in the Teradata Intelligent Memory release. Databases with a large in-memory capacity have an appeal for on-line transactional applications, as well …

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In-Memory Databases

In this post I present a high-level review of three of the mainstream in-memory database management systems, namely Oracle’s TimesTen, IBM’s solidDB and SAP’s HANA. It is not a comprehensive feature-by-feature evaluation though. There are also other in-memory database systems out there (such as Altibase, Michael Stonebraker’s VoltDB and Microsoft’s IMDB) that are not covered …

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SAP APJ Field Kick-off 2013 – Review

I have just returned from attending the SAP Asia-Pacific-Japan (APJ) Field Kick-Off Meeting (FKOM) in Singapore, an annual event where SAP presents their key strategies to energise their regional staff and partners. I came back with two clear messages, namely that SAP has reinvented itself as one of the top 3 IT solution platform vendors, …

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