Data Virtualization with SAP HANA Smart Data Access

Author: Abani Pattanayak

Digital transformation has been corner stone of business innovation in the last decade, and these innovations have dramatically changed the definition and boundaries of enterprise business applications. Introduction of new products/ services, version management of existing products/ services, management of customer/partner connections, management of multi-channel service delivery (web, social media, web etc.), merger/acquisitions of new businesses and adoption of new innovations/technologies will drive data growth in business applications. These datasets exist in different sharing nothing business applications at different locations and in various forms. So, to make sense of this information and derive insight, it is essential to break the data silos, streamline data retrieval and simplify information access across the entire organization. The information access framework must support just-in-time processing capabilities to bring data from multiple sources, be fast and powerful enough to transform and process huge amounts of data quickly, and be agile enough to accommodate new data sources per user needs. This paper discusses the SAP HANA Smart Data Access data-virtualization technology to enable unified access to heterogenous data across the organization and analysis of huge volume of data in real-time using SAP HANA in-memory platform.


Journal: Journal of Computer and Communications

DOI: 10.4236/jcc.2017.58005 (PDF)
Paper Id: 77174 (metadata)

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