Where Does SAP On IBM i Go From Here?
January 15, 2020 Alex Woodie
In Monday’s issue of The Four Hundred, we covered some of the challenges that SAP has created for itself by having two very different mainstream ERP suites (see “SAP Sending Mixed Messages on ERP Platform Support.”) On the one hand, it wants to move forward with S/4 HANA, but on the other hand, it doesn’t have all the features that exist in the older Business Suite. That puts customers who run Business Suite on IBM i in a bit of a bind.
HANA debuted in 2010 as an in-memory columnar database for handling online application processing (OLAP) workloads. In …Read more