HANA & S/4HANA Articles

Executive Summary SAP has a series of analysts that will reliably support their interests. One of these analysts is Josh Greenbaum. Introduction SAP has numerous analysts who are in some way financially connected to them and that will say anything for them. These are the ...
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Executive Summary For several decades SAP has been promising a new UI. The recent decline of Fiori shows how it is time for SAP customers to move on from this expectation. Introduction We have sounded the alarm on Fiori for several years, a sampling of ...
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Executive Summary SAP has been spreading its substantial money out to IT analyst firms. In this case, IDC took the money to publish whatever SAP wanted. Introduction SAP has a problem. S/4HANA's uptake has been atrocious. Luckily, SAP has a lot of money, and any ...
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Executive Summary SAP previously stated that it would not support ECC beyond 2025. SAP is telling its customers that support beyond 2025 can be obtained by paying a support premium. We analyze what SAP is doing and what it means for customers. Introduction When SAP ...
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Executive Summary SAP has a very different explanation of how HANA's memory management than when HANA was introduced. We address why this pivot occurred. Introduction SAP first introduced the idea that all data would be loaded into memory. We called out this as a myth ...
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Executive Summary We have obtained reports of SQL Server outperforming HANA. We analyze is the hardware specification differences that lie beneath SQL Server versus HANA. Introduction In the field reports of SQL Server's performance versus HANA, a number of customers have been surprised that HANA ...
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Executive Summary When VW was denying its emission cheating, it used the condescension argument. SAP deployed this same strategy against those that questioned their claims around HANA. Introduction When SAP began aggressively promoting HANA around 2012, it made an enormous number of false claims. VW ...
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Executive Summary In an effort to contradict our research conclusions on SAP HANA, one SAP resource attempted to redefine the term latency. What happened after this SAP consultant was questioned on this point? Introduction SAP resources are desperate to undermine Brightwork Research & Analysis. And ...
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Executive Summary NTT Data wrote an article designed to sell NTT Data consulting services that give out information on S/4HANA. How accurate was this article? Introduction This NTT Data article was titled S/4HANA: the Big Why Part One. NTT Data Quotations Maintenance is Coming to ...
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Executive Summary HANA is normally discussed by those that promote HANA. Why it is important to separate the generalized statements from the specific improvements. Introduction As anyone who works in SAP knows, HANA has been the largest SAP marketing point of emphasis for several years ...
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Executive Summary Revlon failed at a S/4HANA implementation back in Feb of 2017 and this failure came to light in a quarterly call in March of 2019. We cover this failed S/4HANA case study. Introduction Revlon is unified with SAP in hiding the failure of this ...
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Executive Summary ASUG produced a poll called the 2019 State of the SAP Community which covered S/4HANA topics. How accurate was this poll? Introduction The first thing to note about the ASUG poll is that ASUG provided no numbers about who took the poll. Nothing ...
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Executive Summary SAP is telling customers that they can use data tiering in HANA to use a new innovation in database design. How accurate is SAP data tiering being new? Introduction SAP has communicated a new item for SAP HANA. It is an amazing technological ...
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Executive Summary SAP has told customers that they must use HANA CDSs. How accurate is SAP on this topic? Introduction SAP has been communicating to customers that they should use HANA CDSs as a primary way to access SAP HANA data.  And that CDS views ...
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Executive Summary SAP has told customers that they must use BW as a BI solution for HANA. How accurate is SAP on this topic? Introduction SAP has been communicating to customers that they should buy BW4HANA for BI under the premise that SAP is not ...
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