Thursday, December 2, 2021

HANA taking off: SAP

It’s been a year since SAP AG released it’s HANA in-memory database platform, and to mark the occaision the company said it is close to 600 customers.
 
In this story from ComputerWorld U.S., a company official outlines his thinking of why organizations are buying the product and acknowledges there’s some tweaking going on in pricing.
 
 
HANA competes with Oracle Corp’s Exalytics, which was released in February of this year. Both move data to be processed into RAM instead of reading it off of disks, providing performance gains.
 

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Howard Solomon
Howard Solomon
Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including ITBusiness.ca and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times. I can be reached at hsolomon [@] soloreporter.com

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