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Big Data Webinar – Set-up and use of Smart Data Access in SP6 of SAP HANA

Join the Big Data webinar session this week which will be presented by two SAP mentor: Clint Vosloo and Ethan Jewett- They will share their extensive insight and provide practical advise on how to use Big Data functionalities from SAP to ensure that clean, timely data to feed your reports and analyses

Clint Vosloo has over 16 years IT Industry experience, specializing in the DWH / BI space. Since being actively involved in the first Sybase IQ installation in South Africa back in 1997, he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience using SAP Sybase IQ and Business Objects. His love for Big Data and his passion for bringing the “intelligence” part of BI to the forefront are evident in his ability to assist businesses to make better decisions by designing the correct solutions up front.In 2012, Clint Vosloo was selected as Africa’s first ever SAP Mentor. SAP Mentors are the top community influencers of the SAP Ecosystem, and are hands-on experts of an SAP product or service, as well as excellent champions of community-driven projects.He is currently the Managing Partner for APJ for EV Technologies an SAP Gold Partner, SAP Authorized Education Partner, Software Solutions Partner and a Sybase Partner in the SAP Ecosystem. He has been involved in many large scale BI implementations and has been asked to sit on various panels including Dr. Ralph Kimball’s panel discussion on Dimensional Modeling. His twitter handle is @vosloo777

Ethan Jewett has been a consultant in business intelligence and data warehousing for 8 years, primarily in the SAP & BusinessObjects world. He is an SAP Mentor (see what that means: and an Apache committer (

He is currently working on new approaches to data management problems, consulting on development of data management & visualization tools (SAP & non-SAP), and writing on the topic. His twitter handle: @esjewett and website:

Title: Big Data – Set-up and use of Smart Data Access in SP6 of SAP HANA


This session provides an independent expert’s recommendations for leveraging database and technology functionality from SAP to ensure that clean, timely data is feeding your reports and analyses. This demo-intensive session offers:

  • A deep dive into the capabilities of SAP HANA, SAP Sybase IQ, and SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise, and examine strengths and tradeoffs based on results of multiple POC projects
  • Instructions and a live demo on how to use NLS (near-line storage) in your SAP BW environment by archiving rarely accessed read only data into SAP Sybase IQ and keeping the hot data in SAP HANA
  • A live demo showing how new data federation capabilities between SAP HANA,SAP Sybase IQ and Hadoop available with SAP HANA SP6 enable dynamic data queries across heterogeneous relational and non-relational database systems

Come away with expert recommendations for optimising SAP’s database and technology platform correctly for the SAP BusinessObjects BI tool set.

Date: 29 October 5-6 pm CET,  9 am PST

How to join: Dial-in information can be found in the attached calendar invite

Interested in finding out more?

If the webinar inspires you to explore and learn more about Big Data then be sure to check out the document that I maintain as the single source of upcoming and on-demand webinars that are available


Join the Big Data conversation

You can check out the Big Data relevant social resources on the big data website or use the hashtags #SAP #BigData


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      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi All,

      Due to Meetings i skipped this.

      could you please let me know the shared link to access now.



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

      Hi Jagan

      Here is link to the recording