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New Gartner Research Positions SAP in Leaders Quadrant for Operational DBMS

In its first Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems Gartner has positioned SAP operational databases – SAP HANA, SAP Sybase ASE, and SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere – in the Leaders quadrant! Find out how in Terry Orsborn's latest blog. November 1, 2013



In-memory vs. In-memory: Same, Yet Different

In this blog, Rob Verschoor discusses the similarities and differences between the SAP Sybase ASE in-memory database and the SAP HANA in-memory database. June 23, 2013


Big Data Can Save Lives -- If Culture and Strategy Let It

SAP’s Derek Derek Klobucher shares some insight on big data can save not only time and money, but lives. June 13, 2013

#NBA Sabermetrics 101 (Powered by #SAPHANA)

In the SAPPHIRE NOW keynote, SAP co-CEO Bill McDermott talked about how SAP is working with professional sports to create the next-generation fan experience. In his latest blog, SCN’s own Chris Kim discusses the value SAP can bring to the sports and entertainment industry. For more on SAP and sports, check out Proof of SAP’s evolution from a B2B to a B2C company by SAP Mentor Richard Hirsch. May 17, 2013


Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud reflects how SAP is changing how we enable our customers to run their mission critical applications. Read more inthis blog by SAP CTO Vishal Sikka and watch the replay of the announcement. Then read Siva Darivemula’s blog Adding a New On-Ramp to the HANA Highway and get Mark Yolton’s take in #SAP #HANA Enterprise Cloud: Instant Value without Compromise. May 9, 2013

Try SAP Sybase IQ for 30 days – Free

See how you can tap into Big Data at the speed of business. Download the trial edition. May 6, 2013


Five Factors to Consider When Selecting a Relational Database

IT landscapes are becoming more complex and varied across industries. But, even with all of this change, a relational database management systems (RDBMS) remains at the core of an enterprise's information management portfolio. This SAPinsider article looks at the five factors — reliability, adaptability, scalability, predictability, and manageability — that are imperative to seek out when choosing the right RDBMS for your organization. April 26, 2013


SAP Reveals the Next Big Step in the SAP HANA Journey

SAP HANA has become a game-changer for organizations around the world. On May 7, we invite you to join us for a global press event, as we reveal the next big development in the SAP HANA journey to re-invent the real-time enterprise. May 6, 2013

Sizing and Configuration Guidelines for SAP Sybase Event Stream Processor

The first version of the ESP Sizing and Configuration Guidelines provides both some advice on how to do a very rough estimate of hardware requirements for an ESP server as well as very explicit and detailed guidelines for determining memory requirements for an ESP project. April 9, 2013


Top 10 Cool New Features in SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16

It’s got all the same cool stuff from the last version 12 – including SQL Remote – plus the "release-defining" Role-Based Security Model, a breathtaking revision of GRANT and REVOKE involving seven new and replaced SQL statements, six new system procedures, six new database and server options, and more. April 9, 2013

SAP Sybase IQ 16 is now in GA

SAP Sybase IQ is now faster and more efficient for extreme-scale EDWs and Big Data analytics. Learn more on the April 4 webinar, Tap Into Big Data at the Speed of Business. You can also watch an overview video and get access to the evaluation edition Sybase IQ page on April 2, 2013

Business Continuity with Sybase ASE: Server Availability Solutions

In this series of blogs, Christian Schmitt of SAP looks at describe how failover cluster solutions are structured and how they work, the integration of Syabse ASE with failover cluster solutions from various vendors, and the Syabse ASE high availability option. His latest post looks at the Sybase ASE Cluster Edition. April 2, 2013

Shared Everything vs. Shared Nothing: Get the Best of Both with SAP Sybase IQ 16

In the world of massively parallel processing (MPP) architectures for analytics databases, there have been two predominant approaches: “shared nothing”, and “shared everything”. Courtney Claussen explains why SAP Sybase IQ 16 brings you the best of both worlds – the agility of shared everything, with the performance of shared nothing. February 21, 2013


Meanwhile, in Services…

The Database Services Content Library is a collection of blogs by experts in SAP Sybase ASE, Replication Server, SAP Sybase IQ, SAP HANA and SAP SQL Anywhere, intended to educate and guide you through topics and best practices related to SAP Sybase database migrations, replication, virtualization, and remote operations. January 31, 2013

SAP on HANA, and Pushdown for All: News about ABAP's Adventurous Relationship with the Database

Business Suite on HANA wasn't all news to this SAP Mentor, but the January 10 announcement came with some "extremely new and noteworthy" information to Thorsten Franz, such as a shift in the ABAP programming model. January 21, 2013

2013 - The Year of the SAP Database

With the incredible success of SAP HANA over the last 18 months and a greatly expanded database and technology portfolio, SAP is poised to surge ahead in the database market. SAP Mentor John Appleby shares his thoughts on why 2013 will be a pivotal year. January 3, 2013


SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise: The Core, Strategic Foundation to Your SAP Business Suite Investment

The goal of forward-thinking IT management should be to derive maximum performance, flexibility, and value from a database investment — and devote the resulting savings to core competencies. In this SAPinsider article, you'll learn why, for SAP Business Suite users, SAP Sybase ASE is the database platform best-optimized to meet these needs. December 3, 2012


SAP TechEd Live Replays: Big Data and the Real-Time Data Platform

Learn about the real-time data platform initiative at SAP in these two recent discussions on SAP TechEd Live Las Vegas and Madrid: Big Data and the Real-Time Data Platform in 2013 – with Dan Lahl, David Jonker, and Neil McGovern of SAP Solution Marketing, and Managing Data – It's a Brave New World – with Dan Lahl and SAP Mentor Joshua Fletcher.


See more replays on SAP TechEd Online. November 26, 2012

SAP Launches Program to Help Veterans

SAP will offer training and certification for US veterans on its database and technology, analytics, and enterprise mobility solutions including SAP HANA, Sybase and other database and technology products that are an integral part of this community. November 29, 2012


The Yin-Yang of the BI Analyst and Data Scientist (Or Why Hadoop and Data Warehouses Belong Together)

Hadoop will not replace your current data warehouse if you adopt a Big Data strategy, says SAP’s David Jonker. Hadoop and data warehouses complement each other. November 1, 2012


Better Choice – SAP BW on SAP HANA

You think you know databases? Think again. Watch the short animated video to see how you can make a better choice with SAP BW on HANA. Learn how you can better handle your exploding data volume, and why your business can benefit from real time data analysis.


Three New Developer Centers Available!

Three new Developer Center spaces are now live on SCN: SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise Developer Center, SAP Sybase IQ Developer Center, and theSAP Sybase Event Stream Processor Developer Center. October 14, 2012

Managing Data – It's a Brave New World

In this SAP TechEd Live interview, SAP Product Marketing Senior Director Dan Lahl talks with SAP Mentor Joshua Fletcher, National SAP BI Manager, ASG Group Limited about the real-time data platform initiative at SAP. October 22, 2012


Webinar with SAP, Forrester, and Ziff Davis – “Real-time Data Will Drive Businesses Going Forward – Are you Ready?”

Join guest speaker Noel Yuhanna from Forrester Research, Inc. and Neil McGovern from SAP to hear about  the latest trends and approaches in data management – including in-memory technologies, big data and data virtualization – and how this can help your organization deliver the next-generation data management platform for competitive advantage and business growth. October 11 | 1pm EDT September 26, 2012


Large-Scale SAP BusinessObjects BI 4 Platform Deployment Over SAP Sybase ASE and IQ Databases

This white paper describes the outcome of a project enabled by SAP Co-Innovation Lab to validate the performance and scalability of a large-scale deployment of the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) platform, release 4, capable of sustaining thousands of concurrent users. September 20, 2012


Webinar: Big Data Strategy for the Modern Enterprise

Register for this 30-minute webinar and harness the full power of your big data: September 27 | 12pm EDT/6pm CET. September 18, 2012


A Storage Advisor for Hybrid-Store Databases

This paper, published in the Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment by SAP Research, proposes a storage advisor tool that supports database administrators in deciding between row and column data management. September 14, 2012


Webinar Replay Now Available: Transform Your Business with the Real-Time Power of SAP HANA

According to a study by Oxford Economics, companies that implement real-time systems see an average 21% increase in revenue, and a 19% reduction in IT cost.1 But what does real time really mean? August 24, 2012


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