How SAP is refining its big data strategy
Tony Baer, Principal Analyst, Software – Information Management
With SAP having focused on building up the HANA platform, it has been later to the game in articulating its Big Data strategy. Over the past few months, several important pieces fell into place. SAP announced the extension of Smart Data Access, its federated query technology, from Sybase to the HANA platform, and announced OEM deals with Hadoop platform providers Hortonworks and Intel.
This is still early days for both initiatives –...