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SAP HANA and Data Virtualization: Competitors or Complements
The market for database servers has changed and evolved dramatically, especially due to the focus on being able to support business intelligence (BI) workloads. One such database that has evolved over time is SAP’s HANA, focusing on the ever-increasing need for BI reporting and analytics.
Because both the HANA environment and data virtualization offer data integration capabilities, some organizations ask themselves which to select. However, deploying both technologies in a BI system can result in one of the fastest and most agile BI architectures that can be designed by modern-day technology.
This in-depth paper explains both of these technologies and the commonalities and differences between them. Continue on for insights on:
- What are SAP HANA and data virtualization?
- Deploying SAP HANA in BI systems
- Deploying data virtualization in BI systems
- Combining SAP HANA and data virtualization in BI systems
- And more