SAP HANA False Claims

Where Did All of the Pro HANA Resources Disappear To?

Executive Summary For years HANA resources talked a brave game. However, in the March 2019 layoffs, HANA resources have become quiet as a mouse. Introduction We discussed the topic of the disappearing HANA resources with Eduardo Muniz at the Advantage Group. Our References for This Article If you want to see our references for this…

SAP HANA False Claims

Why Did SAP Stop Reporting HANA Numbers After 2015?

Executive Summary SAP reported customer numbers on HANA — right up until 2015. The question we cover is what happened to this reporting and what it means. Introduction SAP has two ways of speaking in general. When they are talking to a compliant audience, like at SAPPHIRE or to media, they pay to cover them,…

SAP HANA False Claims

SAP’s Layoffs and a Brightwork Warning on HANA

Executive Summary SAP recently had major layoffs in its HANA group. We analyze what this likely means for HANA. Introduction On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, SAP made a significant change to its senior HANA positions. SAP fired all the top HANA developers SAP fired the director of HANA labs This adds to the recent firing…

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How Accurate Was ASUG About Migrating to HANA?

Executive Summary ASUG wrote several inaccurate HANA statements and has provided really broken logic regarding SAP being a customer’s long-term partner, stating that other customers should move away from other vendors. One thing that ASUG will not address is the TCO of HANA. Introduction As we have proposed for some time, there is no longer…

SAP HANA False Claims

How Accurate are SAP’s Arguments on Code Pushdown and CDS?

Executive Summary SAP has made bizarre proposals regarding code pushdown (aka stored procedures) and Core Data Services. As with Oracle, SAP uses CDSs to restrict its customers’ options to better lock them into buying SAP. Introduction: How Truthful is SAP on Code Pushdown? SAP has made a lot of noise about its code pushdown (aka…

SAP HANA False Claims

The Suspicious Timing of SAP’s Flip Flop on Processing in the Database

Executive Summary The ERD diagram oversimplifies relational databases. Complexities in relational databases mean that they are often not fully leveraged by applications. SAP targets low information buyers and provides a steady stream of inaccurate information around databases. The graphic above explains SAP’s internal process of how SAP determines what is true and what technical viewpoints…

SAP HANA False Claims

How Accurate is SAP on Only HANA Being an ACID Database?

Executive Summary SAP proposes that the fact HANA is an ACID compliant database is a new thing for databases. SAP is attempting to trick customers regarding fundamental concepts regarding databases. Introduction SAP has a long history of using the terms inaccurately, and they mostly never get called out in IT media outlets. In this article, we…

SAP HANA False Claims

Has SAP HANA Become a MacGuffin?

Executive Summary HANA is presented as a desirable item without understanding what HANA entails. We observe that HANA may have become a MacGuffin for many customers. Introduction We have spent years analyzing an enormous amount of marketing information on HANA. After receiving numerous emails about how both SAP and SAP consulting companies explain and pitch…

SAP HANA False Claims

How to Understand Why In Memory Computing is a Myth

Executive Summary AWS covers HANA’s in memory nature. Placing a database 100% put into memory is not a good thing. We cover the long history of database memory optimization. Introduction to In Memory Computing SAP has been one of the major proponents of something called “in memory computing.” Hasso Plattner has written four books on…