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Lars Breddemann

There are a couple of topics that are an ongoing source of confusion even for experienced IT professionals and developers. UNICODE handling is one example (see here for info), floating point calculations is another one

The development tools and techniques for SAP HANA have been extended and enhanced a couple of times since SAP HANA had first been released in 2011. For apps developed for SAP HANA XS, the new

Have you been using the ISNUMERIC() function of MySQL, MS SQL Server or PostgreSQL and wondered what to use in SAP HANA instead? If so, this is the blog for you. Just recently I’ve seen

If you’ve watched “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome”  then “… You know the law: Two men enter, one man leaves …“. Watch out, he’s coming for you! — pic from www.imdb.com. HANA, of course, reverses, sorry, disrupts

This is going to be one of those weird blog posts, that basically convey just a single piece of information, but since the new SAP Community platform doesn’t really care for WIKI/document style knowledge storage,

A recent discussion in the SAP internal JAM community for HANA made me aware of a feature added to HANA SQL starting with HANA 1 SPS 12 (don’t ask the revision, just check the latest),

What to read? Whom to follow? One of the important things to pick up in any community is finding out who are the people that usually have good, funny or interesting content. Many community platforms

… logging! Yes, you just got click-baited into reading this advertisement for a product enhancement idea that I posted: Standard logging facility for SQLScript The idea here is simple: when you write application logic in SQLScript then

If you’re reading this, you are likely aware of the ongoing debates, complaints, failures and the general situation around the SAP Community platform and the state of this very community in general, which is why

HANA 2 has been out for a while now – even SP01 of it is available already – so I thought it is about time to get more familiar with it. Using my trusty “skullbox”