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SAP HANA Operations Expert Summit


Join us at the SAP HANA Operations Expert Summit!

Based upon the success of 2014 Operations Expert Summit, the SAP HANA Product Management team is inviting IT Architects, Administrators, DBA’s  again this year to the 2015 Operations Expert Summit, who are actively working on a day to day operations of maintaining and administering SAP HANA Platform Landscapes in their IT organizations.  We wanted to hear from you firsthand about your SAP HANA Platform implementation experiences, challenges etc. in Operations topic areas, what is working and what is not working. We are also interested in talking to you on Data Management , Data Virtualization for provisioning  and federating data with SAP HANA Platform in reference to Big Data use case scenarios and SAP Hana Cloud topic areas.

So if you have worked with any of the above topics, please consider joining us in Newtown Square or Palo Alto for this free 1 day event.  The plan for the event is to, have a set of brief update presentations for each topic area followed by a round of feedback sessions, where you will be invited to sit down with the product manager responsible for that topic and let them know what your greatest successes have been, and what your worst pain-points are.  This is an exclusive access to the SAP HANA Product Managers within SAP who can help you influence the direction of the product for the better.  Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the experts in person at the event.

This interactive event with a small number of experienced hands-on customer experts, networking together and providing direct and candid feedback to SAP. To this end the number of registrations will be limited, where all attendance request will be given careful consideration and we will contact you with a confirmation email to attend the event and the next steps.

We are running the event late summer. Please register today for an invitation!

Register here for an invitation at Newtown Square, PA on – September 1st, 2015

We are proud to announce that Intel is a sponsor of ‘SAP HANA Operations Expert Summit’ and ‘SAP HANA Developers Expert Summit’.


The tentative agenda for the Operations Summit is as follows:

Time Agends Topics Speaker
8:00am – 9:00am Check in
9:00am – 9:15am Welcome & Introduction Mike Eacrett
9:15am – 9:30am Intel Introduction
9:30am – 10:45am Topic Presentations – I
Landscape Deployment, Application LCM Ron Silberstein
Security Mark Hourani
Administration & Monitoring Prasad Illapani
Server Virtualization + Partitioning Zora Caklovic
10:50am – 12:00 noon Break Out Feedback Sessions – I
12:noon – 1:00pm Lunch Break
1:00pm – 2:30pm Topic Presentations – II
HA/DR, Back Up & Recovery Prasad Illapani
Cloud – HEC/HCP Raj Rathee
Data Virtualization, Hadoop Integration Balaji Krishna
Multi -Tenancy Ron Silberstein
Data Center Integration Zora Caklovic
2:30pm – 2:45pm Afternoon Break
2:45pm – 4:45pm Breakout Feedback Sessions -II
4:45pm – 5:00pm Closing Remarks Mike Eacrett
5:00pm – 8:00pm Networking Reception & Dinner

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      Former Member

      Are you planning for any such event in India?

      Author's profile photo Prasad Illapani
      Prasad Illapani
      Blog Post Author

      Yes Dinesh.. India event details will be posted soon by our colleagues at SAP Labs, Bangalore.

      Author's profile photo David Quigley
      David Quigley

      I attended the conf in PA, it was great,  now the million dollar question, they gave us thumb drives with all the docs,  but all the drives are empty.  I talked to a couple of folks, and were all in the same boat,  how do we get a copy of the docs.

      Author's profile photo Prasad Illapani
      Prasad Illapani
      Blog Post Author

      My Apologies David,

      The drives were mailed directly to the summit without loading the content. Please do send me an email at:, and i will mail the content.