Rethink BI : Business Insights over Business Intelligence
The purpose of this business insights thought leadership blog is to share the HP point of view on industry trends such as Big Data and Real Time Analytics, and provide updates on key innovations and solutions.

HP reveals ‘Project Kraken’ advancement with a 12TB in-memory system at SAPPHIRE NOW keynote today

By Manoj Suvarna - Director, Product Management, HP Converged Systems

 

In January 2013, HP and SAP together announced “Project Kraken” as a co-innovation effort between HP and SAP designed to leverage real-time transactional data to improve business processes and mitigate risks. This significant joint development effort is being engineered by HP and SAP in Walldorf, Germany and will accelerate the adoption of in-memory computing for large online transaction processing (OLTP) applications.

Today during Vishal Sikka’s SAPPHIRE NOW keynote speech, HP demonstrated the next major milestone of this joint initiative by unveiling a 12- terabyte system that will redefine ‘in-memory computing’.  HP is using our own IT department as the pilot for Kraken -- the largest system of its kind that significantly reduces the time required to analyze and process large amounts of data.  With this platform, transactions that in the past required hours will run in seconds. 

 

Veghte.jpg

 

In-memory technologies will fundamentally and forever change the database market.  As part of this paradigm shift, customers will move from traditional databases to gain huge magnitudes of improvements in performance and simplified management.  To move OLTP workloads from traditional databases to in-memory technology, customers require systems that are highly scalable and available.  HP and SAP’s strategy and ‘Project Kraken’ delivers next generation server platform that delivers on these customer requirements.      

 

As you can see, together HP and SAP are investing in creating major advancements in in-memory computing.  We are solving real business problems with systems built on standards that deliver performance, simplicity and predictability for your SAP HANA based data-management systems.  

What next?

 

  • Go to HP booth #3318 to register for an NDA session and to meet our HP-IT experts who have experiences the SAP HANA journey first hand
  • Talk to our HP Services professionals about how to start your own SAP HANA journey
  • Find out more about HP AppSystems for SAP HANA

Leave a Comment

We encourage you to share your comments on this post. Comments are moderated and will be reviewed
and posted as promptly as possible during regular business hours

To ensure your comment is published, be sure to follow the community guidelines.

Be sure to enter a unique name. You can't reuse a name that's already in use.
Be sure to enter a unique email address. You can't reuse an email address that's already in use.
Type the characters you see in the picture above.Type the words you hear.
Search
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Do you mean 
About the Author
Featured


Follow Us
The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation.