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Help Rethinking the Art of the Possible with SAP HANA Services
While valuable to many organizations, disk-based and relational databases come with constraints that have shaped the way IT departments and businesses have worked for years. SAP wanted to rethink these systems, and conducted multiple research efforts to develop a different sort of database. They created an in-memory database, the HANA platform, which allows analysis of large amounts of both structured and unstructured data in real-time without the need to keep the data in large storage systems.
This white paper details the results of SAP's research related to the HANA platform. Learn more about benefits and challenges of in-memory technologies, the impediments related to in-memory technology implementations, and organizational benefits across the project life cycle.