Did SAP Simply Reinvent the Wheel with HANA?

Executive Summary SAP made many claims about HANA, but what SAP did with HANA is reinventing the wheel upon analysis. We cover SAP proposals ranging from code pushdown to in-memory computing to the fictitious backstory for HANA. Video Introduction: HANA as a Derivative Product Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) Innovation has been…

How to Understand Fake Innovation in SAP HANA

Executive Summary SAP has made many claims about the innovative nature of HANA. Our analysis is that these claims by SAP are marketing hyperbole and do not hold up. Introduction SAP uses terms for marketing or propagandistic effect more than any vendor we study at Brightwork Research & Analysis. Using these terms has no other…