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Big Data Webinar series

With more and more people spending much of their existence in the digital world – whether it’s for work, play, learning, or to socialize– the amount of data is growing exponentially. We have seen the volume of data that organizations have to manage and process grow from gigabytes(GB), to Terabytes (1000 GB) and even Petabytes (1 million GB). In 2012 alone, industry analyst IDC estimates that the amount of information created and replicated exceeded 2.8 zettabytes (ZBs), or trillions of gigabytes.   Organisations certainly have no lack of data today – what they lack is how to make the data useful i.e. harness the deluge of data to drive economic value.

If you are interested in learning about Big Data then be sure to subscribe to the SAP Database and Technology channel  where we will present topics such as:

  • Introduction to SAP Big Data Technologies
  • Big Data – Streaming Analytics
  • Big Data – Smarter Data Virtualization
  • Big Data – Gain New Insight from Hadoop

  • Big Data – Spatial Data Processing for Richer Insights
  • Big Data – Text Analytics
  • Big  Data – Movie Sentiment Analysis
  • Big Data Maturity Model

To make it easier to find upcoming or on-demand webinars on Big Data then be sure to bookmark this document.

The first webinar will be presented by Yuvaraj Athur Raghuvir, who is a Senior Director in the SAP HANA Platform Solution Management at SAP.  He leads the Big Data Analytics portfolio including SAP Real-time Data Platform. Yuvaraj has over 14 years of experience spanning Business Applications, Business Analytic Solutions, Architecture and Engineering.

When: 2 July 2013 at 5 p.m. CET

Title: Introduction to SAP Big Data Technologies


As enterprises embrace Big Data in their next generation data fabric, IT organizations are looking for ways to achieve increased levels of insight and performance. Journeying along with these enterprises into scale-first system landscapes, SAP is working with the ecosystem to accelerate the adoption of Big Data in the enterprise. This session presents an overview on what Big Data means for an enterprise, the challenges that Big Data brings with it and how SAP is systematically looking into Big Data Enterprise solutions.

Click the link to attend the webinar:

Use the hashtag   #SAP #BigData  to follow the converstation on twitter or share your impressions


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      Author's profile photo Vinay jamili
      Vinay jamili


      I had missed the oppertunity to attend the webinar which was conducted on 2nd july 2013.

      Is it possible to have a recording video or presentation where we can get some information.

      Thanks in advance.



      Author's profile photo Rukhshaan Omar
      Rukhshaan Omar
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Vinay,

      I am planning to create one document with links to all the webinars for easy reference

      In the meantime the link to the webinar and the recording are the same so even if you missed any of the webinars when you click on the link it will take you to the recording. Let me know if it works



      Author's profile photo Rukhshaan Omar
      Rukhshaan Omar
      Blog Post Author

      As promised here is the link to the document containing recording of the Big Data webinar series