Improve in-memory database technology using SAP HANA with Packt’s new book and eBook

August 2013 | Enterprise, SAP

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Software Development on the SAP HANA Platform by Mark Walker, an indispensable guide to getting started with SAP HANA. The print book comes in at over 226 pages and is competitively priced at $59.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $30.59.

About the author:
Mark Walker, after graduating from Cardiff University, moved to France, starting a 17-year (so far) career in SAP development. He specializes in process optimization, especially in the SAP BPS and BI-IP modules. He's been following SAP HANA since its release in 2011, and has been a certified HANA Application Associate since early 2012.

SAP HANA is SAP’s in-memory database technology, offering real-time analytics and retrieval. With it, users can dramatically speed up their business processes, predictive analysis, and analytics. SAP HANA Platform enables users to make smarter decisions – faster – with real-time insights, accelerate key business processes with rapid analysis and reporting, invent new business models and processes by leveraging innovative solutions, and reduce TCO with less hardware, maintenance, and testing.

Software Development on the SAP HANA Platform from Packt is perfect for beginners to the SAP HANA platform. First of all, the book shows readers how to install a SAP HANA environment, before covering how to run their first HANA development. Readers will then discover how to fully utilize each “view” to maximize the power of SAP HANA, and how to create a reporting user and give them the correct authorizations, as well as finally how to deploy a reporting application to reporting software.

The book covers these essentiial topics:
Chapter 1: So, What Is This SAP HANA Thing Anyways?
Chapter 2: SAP HANA Studio – Installation and First Look
Chapter 3: Your First SAP HANA Development – An Attribute View
Chapter 4: Painting with Numbers – An Analytic View
Chapter 5: Let's Get Graphical – Graphical Calculation Views
Chapter 6: You Talking to Me? – Scripted Calculation Views
Chapter 7: Hey! That's My Data! – Authorizations in SAP HANA
Chapter 8: On Another Level – Hierarchies in SAP HANA
Chapter 9: Deploying Your Reporting Application to Reporting Software
Chapter 10: Data Provisioning Using Data Services
Chapter 11: Application Development Using the XS Engine

Packt Publishing has also published SAP HANA Starter in this area.

All SAP HANA books are published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT Professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google and .NET technologies.


Software Development on the SAP HANA Platform
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For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/software-development-on-the-sap-hana-platform/book

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