DSSD: Don’t try to attach a horse hitch to a Tesla

@sakacc shared a glance at what DSSD is doing during the last EMC World: DSSD Tech Preview (EMC World Day 3). This post is named based on the post’s lines”.. and if you REALLY need it to dress up as a storage target (a LUN/filesystem) that’s possible too… but frankly that’s like attaching a horse hitch to a Tesla.” DSSD is optimized to get the best performance through a direct … Continue reading DSSD: Don’t try to attach a horse hitch to a Tesla

MVIS: Most basic blocks for an orderly innovation function (part 2/3)

My previous post I wrote and quoted some important statements of the importance to discipline and prioritize innovation tracks sourced cross-wide the company. Also, I’ve referenced the below picture from the HBR’s note: Build an innovation engine in 90 days by Scott D. Anthony, David S. Ducan, and Pontus M.A. Siren. This picture is showing us the required steps to build an MVIS to ensure that good ideas to innovate … Continue reading MVIS: Most basic blocks for an orderly innovation function (part 2/3)

SAP Simple Finance: Real-time Financial Management enabled by HANA

Awesome! HANA enables to change the dimensions ad-hoc, by enabling the analytics directly from line-item details and selecting which dimension to do summarization on… Another exciting announcement from last SAPPHIRE NOW was the release of SAP Simple Finance. Hasso Plattner’s keynote included an extensive explanation of how HANA plays a role in applications simplification and SAP’s vision for the future of apps, within the framework … Continue reading SAP Simple Finance: Real-time Financial Management enabled by HANA

Commodity Hardware it’s not the only option for the future

I met @sakacc last Thursday’s evening face-to-face enjoying a not so short chat that make me to re-think some given statements – doesn’t mean I’ve changed my thoughts about #Ceph and its assortment within type 4  , ok? – I know that I’ve committed to write in my previous note about other features on #Ceph, but I will use this current space to talk about something more important, my internal … Continue reading Commodity Hardware it’s not the only option for the future

If you think HANA is just in-memory database then don’t bother to buy it

SAP is doing a nice job spreading the phrase “big data analytics” through the market with HANA. However, the “concept” HANA is more than an in-memory database. HANA could help you to speed database processing to create cubes with tens of dimensions and thousands of millions of records from hours to seconds, and take the results and process them again and again and again… Just try to do that … Continue reading If you think HANA is just in-memory database then don’t bother to buy it

KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013

2013 was a year full of innovative actions at KIO. Now that if see it, we are happy for all achievements! Here you have the list: Being the first IT Provider to offer HANA OnDemand solutions in the Market Implementing the first IXP in Mexico in our Datacenters We’ve released our Datacenter in Container Solution called KIO ATOM (movil data center) The first SAP hosting provider to offer Cloud … Continue reading KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013

SAP HANA On-Demand: A more affordable and faster way to start using real-time analytics

There is a lot of material explaining how important SAP HANA is for your company: It’s important to increase your revenue growth, reduce churn, lower stock costs dramatically, or detect fraud activities on time, and so on. However, this note is not intended to sell more benefits to justify the use of HANA (I think is clear, anyway we are opened to bring more information … Continue reading SAP HANA On-Demand: A more affordable and faster way to start using real-time analytics