April 25, 2012 Alex Woodie
SAP last week announced additional details of the roadmap for HANA, the in-memory database technology that the German ERP software giant is currently using for business intelligence workloads. Not surprisingly, the plans calls for HANA to become the underlying database powering everyday business transactions in the SAP Business Suite, not just analytic workloads. But before then, SAP’s Sybase database will play a bigger role.
SAP executives have not been shy about telling the world about their grand plans for HANA, which has become an exceptionally popular product for SAP since the company started selling it less than a year ago