HANA & S/4HANA Articles

What This Article Covers Do Relational Databases Work as an ERD Diagram? Are Modern Relational Databases Well Leveraged by Applications? Is MRP Processing a Big Deal? How the Applications Beat SAP's BW Being Misinformed by SAP Should One Process in the Application or the Database? ...
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The Suspicious Timing of SAP's Flip Flop on Processing in the DB
What This Article Covers Poking Around The Fiori Cloud Fiori's Hit and Miss Search Speed Test for Fiori What About the Effect of HANA? SAP Fiori + HANA Losing to Open Source Products? Introduction The Fiori Cloud is one of those strange artifacts that SAP ...
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Why is the SAP Fiori Cloud So Slow?
What This Article Covers ACID as a New Thing for Databases? ACID Compliance The Statements About HANA and ACID Compliance Introduction SAP has a long history of using the terms inaccurately. In this article, we will evaluate the accuracy of this usage of something called ...
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How Accurate is SAP on Only HANA Being an ACID Database?
What This Article Covers How SAP Uses the Term Legacy Legacy When Applied to Non-HANA Databases Ding Ding Ding! Other Claims Introduction SAP has a long history of using the term legacy inaccurately. This is covered in the article How SAP Used and Abused the Term ...
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How Accurate is SAP in Calling Non HANA DBs Legacy?
What This Article Covers Course Description Course Description Analysis Introduction The In Memory course offered by the Hasso Plattner Institute was recommended to us to understand in-memory computing. This was recommended to us even though we wrote the article How to Understand Why In-Memory Computing ...
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How Accurate is the Hasso Plattner Institute's Course Explanation?
What This Article Covers Customizing Fiori? ABAP as a Good Value? Extensibility, A New Synonym for Customization? Ease of Customization Was a Major Driver for R/3 Acceptance? SAP R/3 Was Popular Because of Cost Efficient Extensions? Ding Ding Ding! SAP's Proposal for Improved Upgradability of ...
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How Accurate is SAP on the Use of the Term Extensible for S/4HANA in the Cloud?
What This Article Covers Checking with Experienced Database Resources The Typical Coverage Available Introduction The SAP Run Simple is a widely derided joke in SAP circles. In this article, we question how much ComputerWorld got right regarding Run Simple. Quotations Nothing has earned a reputation ...
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How Accurate Was Computerworld on Run Simple and S/4HANA?
What This Article Covers Checking with Experienced Database Resources The Typical Coverage Available Introduction We have been on one of the most prominent entities in researching and publishing on HANA. We have come to question virtually all of SAP's proposals about HANA. Part of this ...
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Why is There No Independent Database Research Entity?
What This Article Covers What is a MacGuffin? How SAP Uses HANA as a Controlling Concept or MacGuffin Mindless Recommendations Courtesy of SAP and SAP Consulting Partners Placing SAP ByDesign on HANA Introduction We have spent years analyzing an enormous amount of marketing information on ...
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Has SAP HANA Become a MacGuffin?
What This Article Covers What is Non-In-Memory Computing? The Problem with the Term In-Memory Computing Bullet Based Guns? How to Use a Term to Automatically Create Confusion Is 100% of the Database Placed into Memory a Good Thing? The Long History of Database Memory Optimization ...
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How to Understand Why In-Memory Computing is a Myth
What This Article Covers Should SAP's Claims About HANA Not be Verified Because Most People Don't Care About Database Performance? How SAP Uses HANA's Performance Claims to Push for Customers to Switch Databases SAP's HANA Claims Fact-Checked Introduction In a recent article titled SAP HANA ...
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Is it True That Few People Care About Databases?
What This Article Covers How SAP Introduced S/4HANA and its Completeness The Actual Story with S/4HANA's Completeness Our Coverage of S/4HANA's Completeness Versus the Standard IT Media The Attempt by SAP to Minimize the Issue with S/4HANA's Completeness Jon Appleby Enters the Funhouse Introduction We ...
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SAP's Misleading Storyline for S/4HANA Being Incomplete
What This Article Covers The Unusual Clause SAP's Often Deliberately Obtuse Clauses Introduction I recently had a colleague send me this quotation from the S/4HANA 1610 Simplification List. He was extremely surprised by this quotation and asked me to analyze it. In this article, we will ...
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SAP's S/4HANA Clause Restricting Installing Other Applications
What This Article Covers G2Crowd and S/4HANA S/4HANA as Development Platform? Keeping SuccessFactors as Base? System Performance Increased with S/4HANA? S/4HANA Provides a Faster Year End Process HANA or S/4HANA is Great? Analytical and Transaction Processing Jump in Sooner to Realize the Value? Up to ...
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Why G2Crowd Has False Information on S4HANA
What This Article Covers How to Perform "Access Journalism" Diginomica is Pitched by a Senior SAP Resource Howlett Prepares His Softball Question Swartz Misunderstand's Howlett's Question and Goes Off On Digital Transformation Tangent Swartz Shows he Misunderstands Supply Chain Management Howlett Gives "His Take" Introduction ...
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Diginomica's Compliant Coverage of S/4HANA