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  • Hop Aboard the SAP Big Data Bus

    SAP Big Data Bus Part Of Overall Effort To Build Developer Community

    Big data is a catch-all term for describing any form of data analytics that requires the processing of data, be it by the gigabyte, terabyte or in the nose-bleed realm of petabyte-scale workloads. SAP’s big data push is embodied in a custom, decked-out tour bus that the company parked in front of TechCrunch Disrupt as part of its overall effort to promote its analytics offering and build… Read More

  • How A Car Crash Changed Vishal Sikka And The Direction Of SAP

    How A Car Crash Changed Vishal Sikka And The Direction Of SAP

    It’s a rare fall rainy day in Palo Alto and SAP Executive Board Member Dr. Vishal Sikka is as sick as a dog. It’s less than a week until SAP Sapphire in Madrid and the community around him are like a worrying family. I had told them that it is okay. I could make the trip another time. But they were insistent I make the trip. Fast forward to May. It has been several months since… Read More

  • 6 Experts on Speeding Up Data

    6 Experts on Speeding Up Data

    Speed. That’s what it’s all about these days. The problem: it’s still more effective to use FedEx than trying to squeeze a data load across a network. It’s an absurd reality when it requires a plane to move data from one place to another. It’s not necessary to move terabytes of data all day, all night. Moving hard drives across the continent for a feature film… Read More

  • SAP Holding Startup Forums To Develop Ecosystem For HANA — The Company’s First Ever Platform Play

    SAP Holding Startup Forums To Develop Ecosystem For HANA — The Company’s First Ever Platform Play

    SAP is doing a series of startup forums that signal a significant change in the company. It’s a move unlike any we see from the likes of HP, Oracle or IBM. SAP is making a play as a platform company. It is building a developer community and backing it up with a special $155 million fund specifically meant to help build an ecosystem for HANA — the company’ s real-time… Read More