Learn how to use SAP HANA for Business Intelligence, analytics, and predictive analytics with Packt’s new book and eBook

January 2014 | Cookbooks, Enterprise, SAP

Packt is pleased to announce the release of SAP HANA Cookbook, a concise, practical guide that will teach readers everything they need to know about SAP HANA. This book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle, and select library formats. The print book is 284 pages long and is priced at $49.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are priced at $25.49.

About the authors:

Chandrasekhar Mankala is an emerging technical architect working for one of the top IT firms in South-east Asia. He has more than four years of IT experience in consulting and solution architecture roles in SAP portfolios. He has been interested in SAP from the beginning of his career, and has been one of the pioneers in utilizing the SAP HANA technology since its inception. He is certified in SAP HANA and SAP BusinessObjects.

Ganesh Mahadevan V. is an adept professional in Information Technology services with nearly eight years of extensive experience in software development, delivery, solution architecting, presales consulting, and business development. He has been the Strategic Lead for the SAP HANA technology in the South-est Asian market, and has acquired extensive expertise in collecting business requirements, conducting blueprinting workshops, customer know-how awareness, campaigns, and designing and developing applications using SAP BusinessObjects, SAP HANA, and the SAP real-time data platform.

SAP HANA is a real-time applications platform that provides a multi-purpose, in-memory appliance. With SAP HANA, decision makers in an organization can gain instant insights into business operations. Therefore, all the data available can be analyzed, and you can react to the changing business conditions rapidly to make quick, effective decisions. The real-time platform not only empowers business users and top management to make decisions, but also provides the capability to make decisions in real time.

With SAP HANA Cookbook, readers will discover simple and powerful techniques to master SAP HANA DB technology, features, tools, and components by gaining a thorough understanding of the technology and architecture of the SAP HANA database. Readers will be able to load data from different types of source systems into SAP HANA, develop models (attribute/analytical/calculation views), and get to know the SAP HANA SQL Script language.

Readers will also learn about role maintenance, solution management, monitoring, high availability and failover management, disaster recovery and management, and cloud options. By the end of this book, readers will be able to create filters, variables, hierarchies, and stored procedures using SQL scripting in an easy and efficient manner, and will also be able to make reports from SAP HANA's data.

The chapters included in this book are as follows:

Chapter 1: SAP HANA Studio – Look and Feel

Chapter 2: Data Provisioning

Chapter 3: Modeling

Chapter 4: Reporting

Chapter 5: Advanced Features in SAP HANA

Chapter 6: User Management

Packt Publishing have also released the following SAP HANA books:

Software Development on the SAP HANA Platform

SAP HANA Starter [Instant]

SAP Business ONE Implementation

About Packt:

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 Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google, and SAP technologies.

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