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SAP News Daily Round-Up – 88k SME’s – SE80 Work Lists – SAP HANA

ABAP Monkeys88,000 SME SAP Customers

I received an email from newsletter team about the number of SME customers they have. They link to a PDF that goes into promotional material to say what their customers think of SAP’s solution and which ERP solution is the right one for them etc… but this wasn’t the bit that interested me. Just the fact that SAP of managed to get 88,000 SMEs is a pretty wild number. Roll on 100k.

How Does HANA Fit Into The SAP Landscape

SearchSap have release a new video presentation “The ABCs of in-memory: What is in-memory and how does HANA fit into the SAP landscape?” If you are new to the whole In-Memory thing especially with SAP HANA then this video is worth a watch. The video discusses:

  • How in-memory hardware and software used with SAP HANA
  • Why SAP HANA is big news in the In-Memory technology space
  • Why your company can benefit from In-Memory technology

Gold Otto – ABAP Monkey (reference to his post) Extraordinaire Discusses WorkLists

Go and check out the new blog post by Gold Otto – ‘Worklist makes support (or improvement) process easier’. I have never really looked into SE80 -> Utilities -> Worklist but this article did highlight a few smart methods of organising an ABAP Monkeys work. If you find yourself jumping in to ABAP code changes before thinking through your solution this may be something to keep you on the straight and narrow.

Live SAP HANA Training Environment

Kenneth Schieffer gives some insight into the Live SAP HANA Training Environment used for the TZHANA SAP Education class. This is a 2 day course with a goal over giving the students:

  • An overview of SAP HANA 1.0
  • A thorough understand the In-Memory Architecture of SAP HANA
  • Knowledge of how SAP HANA provides enhanced ERP analytical capabilities.

Keith goes into more detail on the actual systems the course uses which include:

  • SAP Business Objects Data Services for Data Provisioning.
  • Several BI client tools  – SAP Business Objects Explorer, Analysis for Office, and Crystal Reports.

Also of interest are the details he gives about C_HANAIMP_10 Certification Exam – a 3 hour multiple-choice exam consisting of 80 items.


About the Author:

Pete has been working with SAP technologies for over 10 years. He started out as an ABAP consultant and then moved on to BW where he has worked many different clients covering a wide variety of industries. "I love introducing SAP technology (especially BI) to new clients and showing them how they can go from zero to hero within their business in super fast time". Contact me on twitter @PeterMoxon