SAP, Bluefin, EMC, Lenovo and Intel have put together the largest SAP HANA environment ever built. In a proof-of-concept project, using SAP HANA with Dynamic Tiering, Near-Line Storage and Hadoop led to an environment with over half a petabyte! Watch the SAP TechEd Las Vegas keynote session for 9 minutes, where Steve Lucas, John Appleby and Intel’s Pat Buddenbaum are introducing the project.
You can watch the complete keynote or directly jump to 56:02 here.
If you want to learn more about this project you should take a look at the presentation from Christoph Streubert, EMC, “The Largest SAP HANA Environment Ever Built. Imagine Half a PETABYTE. Really? (EXP27474)”.
The following video from Christoph perfectly summarizes how to do big data with SAP at best TCO because it considers different data temperatures and also includes hadoop:
As a standard approach, EMC’s big data platform for SAP is designed to capture, store and analyze massive petabyte-scale amounts of real-time data from corporate generated SAP and non-SAP applications with the volumes of unstructured data from a broad range of external sources in the “internet of things”.
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