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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.

Four key considerations for keeping up with Big Data overload

Checklist1.jpgDespite the numerous offerings introduced this past year, Enterprise IT is still struggling with efforts to control Big Data. For a glimpse into how HP views Big Data, read what Manoj Suvarna, Director of Product Management for HP Converged Systems has to say. 

How HP is addressing the Big Data challenge

iStock_000004311434XSmall.jpgAsk any number of IT managers what keeps them up at night, and you’ll probably get a singular answer: Big Data. For a better understanding of how HP is working to allow a restful night’s sleep, we asked Manoj Suvarna, Director of Product Management for HP Converged Systems what he is seeing in the marketplace and what HP is doing to address Big Data.

Big Data architecture in the New Style of IT—Part 5

iStock_000023930618Small.pngThis is the final post in our series with Greg Battas, CTO of Business Intelligence Solutions for HP Converged Systems. Last time, we debunked some mythology around Software Defined Storage. In this post, we conclude with salient reasons why hardware designed specifically for Big Data is an efficient, cost-effective solution.  

Big Data architecture in the New Style of IT—Part 4

iStock_000023930618Small.pngIn this fourth part of our series, we ask Greg Battas, CTO of Business Intelligence Solutions for HP Converged Systems to help us understand the trend—and common misconceptions—about Software Defined Storage. Last time, we debunked some mythology around processing and storage. In this post, we get to the heart of the Big Data matter—taking a traditional approach to the storage of unstructured data just isn’t going to work.


Read why.

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. 

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  • Technology marketing professional with over 25 years of experience in energy, semiconductor and IT industries.
  • Jeff Spiller has over 30 years experience in architecting highly available and scalable multi-tier platforms for a variety of Fortune 500 companies. He is currently HP’s technical lead for the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) Appliance, optimized for Microsoft Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) software. As a member of HP's ESS Performance and Solutions Engineering COE (Center of Excellence), Jeff has a proven track record for designing, tuning and performing capacity planning in OLAP, ROLAP, OLTP and consolidated environments.
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