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Ronald Konijnenburg

In my last blog I wrote about how to get content from the web, load it into HXE and do some text analysis on it: Web scraping and text analysis: test driving the HANA Express

It’s that time of year again when great things happen. During SAP TechEd in Las Vegas SAP introduced free HANA access for developers. See Rudi Leibbrandt introducing it here: Free access to SAP HANA, with

I had the pleasure again to be part of the S/4HANA Mentor workshop and as always, it was a very interesting three days. Being a Business Intelligence guy, I am a especially interested in everything

As excellently written down in Mark Chalfen’s blog, we got invited to a three day session on all what’s new in the 1511 release of S/4HANA. With the risk of sounding to over dramatic, it

Analytics in the Cloud is huge. According to a recent study from January 2015 by Enterprise Management Associates, cloud based strategies are increasingly important. 56% of respondents identified their organization as having cloud-based analytics as

Yesterday I had some fun with a Hortonworks Sandbox environment. For those of you who do not know what that is, it’s a Hadoop system fully running on a virtual image. I thought it would

There are various options to checks the performance of a BW on HANA system. Ofcourse you can look at the various transactions which have been around for many, many years: Check the workload of processes

In the first part of these blog series I gave a high level introduction of Birst. In this second blog I would like to show you how to connect to HANA via Birst and how

Find part 2 here I happened to be in Las Vegas when Steve Lucas and Brad Peters gave an introduction to Birst running on the HCP during the TechEd (yeah, yeah && D-Code 😉 )

This blog post is cross posted here I’m an SAP guy—always have and most likely always will be. It’s been an adventure hacking and implementing their software across a multitude of great companies. I’ve seen