Did you know that SAP HANA is much more than a high-speed analytic appliance? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reveals how HANA is a universal database that will enable companies to analyze large volumes of operational and transactional information in real time, from virtually any data source, and that will eventually deliver an entirely new class of applications that will change the way people think, work, plan, and operate.
Business ByDesign ), a metadata manager, a transaction manager, a calculation engine, an optimization engine, a request parser, an authorization manager, and a data repository (system of record, if you will). SAP purchased Sybase in 2010—and Sybase has been the chief pioneer and innovator in column-based databases with Sybase IQ (RDBMS) since 1996. Logically, HANA has implemented some of the indexing technology from Sybase IQ. How Does In-memory Database Fit in Here? HANA concurrently uses both