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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.

Life in a Big Data World

SAP customers are looking to provide their business with real time access to critical data, reduce complexity, and lower risk and costs. SAP HANA can help them unify their data management platform and reduce costs from running legacy data bases. But choosing the right delivery model and partner for SAP HANA is just as important.

HP AppSystems for SAP HANA raise the bar with #1 result on SAP Netweaver BW-EML benchmark

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


HP AppSystems for SAP HANA® achieves 129,930 ad-hoc query navigation steps


SAP HANA is a new platform where customers are trying to understand how it will perform in their real world environment or compare to existing solutions.   Well, HP’s newly certified benchmark just demonstrated that HP AppSystems for SAP HANA can handle the toughest, most complex workloads!   


SAP’s BW-EML benchmark was designed to provide standard measurement of how applications will perform in real world scenarios.  HP AppSystems posted a world-record result on the SAP NetWeaver BW-EML standard application benchmark with an unbelievable 129,930 ad-hoc query navigation steps with 1 billion initial records on the SAP HANA® platform (certification 2013027).  


This benchmark was jointly initiated by HP and SAP, to demonstrate a real customer production environment, running ad-hoc reports while performing data load operations and queries, running on an X86 Intel platform. 

Get 7x performance boost for SAP HANA with new HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage

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


HP AppSystem 1.2 for SAP HANA now powered by HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage


HP AppSystems for SAP HANA have gained significant momentum in the market over the past two years. With new use case applications and expansion of SAP Business Warehouse (BW) scale-out landscapes, customers are recognizing performance and efficiency gaps in legacy storage designs and replacing traditional dual-controller systems with more modern, clustered, scale-out  systems. 


Today we are pleased to announce HP AppSystems 1.2 for SAP HANA powered by HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage.

Leading the ‘in-memory’ computing revolution

HP & SAP welcome Oracle to the party


By Manoj Suvarna – Director, Product Management, HP Converged Systems for Big Data


In-memory computing is racing to the mainstream according to Gartner.


SAP HANA has been leading the charge as an in-memory computing platform since its introduction over two years ago.  SAP HANA speeds up analytic operations, providing extremely fast calculations against data that is held in-memory, delivering answers for better business insights and achieving up to 1500x performance improvements over traditional databases.


HP has been working closely in collaboration with SAP since its inception, in building the HP AppSystem for SAP HANA portfolio of solutions which support Analytics, Business Warehouse and SAP ECC environments. With over 500 installations globally of HP AppSystems for SAP HANA, HP is a leading provider of converged solutions targeted for the new era of in-memory computing.  

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