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Converged Systems for Big Data – key sessions at HP Discover 2013 in Vegas

With Discover just around the corner and plenty to see at the show, we’ve distilled the sessions for Big Data into a few priorities to give you a flavor of the marketplace and how HP is addressing customer challenges with solutions for SAP HANA, SQL Server and Apache Hadoop.


Big Data Top Level Sessions


At these sessions we get together with IDC’s Matt Eastwood to discuss the evolution of the industry.  Find out how the market is moving and how HP addresses the challenges that customers are facing today.


Session BB3578 - A look into the future. In-memory computing in the data center: Are you ready?


 In-memory computing will change the database management landscape in the next three to five years. Have you thought about how this new technology will impact the way you run and deploy your application environments and re-architect your data center? HP is leading the way with AppSystems for SAP HANA, with other databases to follow. Join HP and Matt Eastwood from  IDC in this session to catch the wave early—learn how you can reap significant business benefits by embarking on an in-memory computing strategy to get ahead of the curve.


Session BB3579 - Navigating the Big Data lake – Best practices for managing structured and unstructured data


 Today, customers in every segment are creating new profit pools and gaining a competitive edge by mining structured and unstructured data. Learn firsthand from industry experts how your company can accelerate its business performance and shareholder value by leveraging the new tools-of-the-trade to navigate through this lake of Big Data.


Hadoop Sessions


With some great new introductions for Hadoop from HP, our presenters take you through how our platforms are designed and built and how customers are using them in the real world.  


Session DT3381: You can’t spell Hadoop without HP


If you’re serious about tackling Big Data challenges, there’s a good chance you’re considering Apache Hadoop. Whether you’re in the pilot phase or have a full production Hadoop cluster, HP can bring solutions, services and software, combined with many years of experience designing, building, and deploying hyperscale platforms for demanding workloads. Visit and learn how HP is uniquely positioned to offer an end to end platform for Big Data.


Session BB3664: Hadoop at work: Use cases that generate business value    


Hadoop is not just a buzzword anymore. In this session, learn how to deploy Hadoop-based solutions and discover the business impact they have. Whether you’re still evaluating your organization’s Big Data plans or already have Hadoop running in your sandbox environment, HP’s expertise can help. HP is ahead of the curve and has shipped and installed thousands of cores to support Hadoop workloads in production. Come learn more about how Hadoop can work for your business.


SAP HANA Sessions


At SAPPHIRENOW last week SAP’s CEO said HANA was the platform for all forthcoming SAP solutions.  HP is at the forefront of developing solutions for HANA with SAP and we’ll tell you all about it at Discover.


Session TB4140   Real-time analytics for small and medium businesses with SAP HANA


This session will provide CIO and HP insights into why Big Data and real-time analytics is not just a requirement for large enterprises.  New options for HP solutions for SAP HANA now bring real time fast reporting, enterprise search and access to more data for the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME).  Learn how SME companies can save time, effort and cost with a simplified real-time data and analytics landscape delivered by our HP business channel partners.


TB2474: The power of Business Suite on SAP HANA


Learn from HP’s experts on how to get your enterprise ready to run SAP Business Suite on HANA. HP is a leader in deploying HANA solutions, implementing more than 400 installations.  Business Suite on HANA enables you to keep your company competitive with access to your operational data and perform real-time analysis.   This powerful combination plus the SAP HANA Analytics Foundation for SAP Business Suite gives customers the ability to do up-to-the-minute operational reporting.   It uses data models with pre-defined analytical content and applications to tell you how well your business is doing.


Microsoft SQL Server Sessions


With all the latest updates in SQL Server 2012 and the introduction of a new Parallel Data Warehouse platform, there’s plenty of news to catch up on from Microsoft, with details of how HP is introducing this new technology to market through our Converged Systems.


Session TB3377 - Breakthrough performance and scalability with mission-critical solutions built on Microsoft SQL Server 2012


In-memory technologies such as xVelocity, Polybase (Hadoop integration) and multi-parallel processing architectures now allow us to support petabytes of data. In addition, SQL Server 2012 provides the scalability and performance to handle enterprise-level, mission-critical data management needs. In this session, we will look at the HP reference architectures and appliances built on SQL Server 2012 and the latest HP AppSystem for Microsoft SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse appliance that delivers 2,000 firmware updates with one click and up to 100 times improvement in query performance—available now starting in a quarter-rack footprint. Come learn more from HP and Microsoft R&D experts.


Session BB3378 - Any data, any size: Turn your data into business advantage with data management solutions from HP and Microsoft


Thanks to explosively growing data, new technology innovations (such as social, mobile and advanced analytics) and new compute devices for business, we are entering a new era for data. HP is at the crossroads of this revolution, providing a range of data management solutions based on converged infrastructure technology. In this session you will learn about the mission-critical x86 SQL solutions that HP and Microsoft can provide to meet your data center needs. We will explain how HP’s mission critical x86 servers along with Microsoft’s SQL Server stack can deliver business intelligence, data warehousing, online transaction processing, Parallel Data Warehouse and SQL consolidation environments. You'll also see demonstrations and hear customer examples of how HP’s appliance and reference architecture solutions help ease the deployment and management of these solutions.


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