SAP HANA, express edition

Sign Up for UX Interviews & Usability Testing: SAP HANA, express edition

We are actively recruiting participants for our User Experience (UX) Interviews & Usability Testing for SAP HANA, express edition (HXE). The current iteration will run from January 2, 2018 to January 19, 2018.   Background These user interviews and tests will be conducted at a very detailed level, so that we may better understand background and level of comfort with SAP HANA, express edition and subsequently improve your user experience …

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Santa is early this year: HXE on Ubuntu is back!!

And looks like we’ve behaved very well! A little background: After the release of SAP HANA 2.0, SPS02 the Ubuntu installation stopped working. A library needed during installation was not supported by Ubuntu. The engineering team figured out a workaround and went the extra mile. They did not just solve it, they embedded the solution in the setup script, together with the installation of dependencies we used to do manually …

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New SAP HANA, express edition revision available for download.

Just in time to wrap up 2017, a new revision of SAP HANA, express edition is available to download.  The release notes published here contains all of the updates. Revisions contain bug fixes and security patches – so, no real functional difference to report today. Quick reminder: the newer versions of the SAP HANA, express edition download manager you might have on your machine from a previous download always points …

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Consume Calculation Views from XS Advanced via Information Access

This previous post explained how to install the EPMMDS plugin to consume information views from tools like Lumira, Analysis for Office or anything that uses the Information Access (InA) service to et live data from HANA (express edition, in my case). Following are some steps to create and consume information models using modelling on XS Advanced. We assume you already have a system with XS Advanced installed. If you don’t, …

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Capture and replay with multiple distributed replayers on SAP HANA, Express Edition

Introduction Capture & Replay SAP HANA capture and replay was first introduced with the initial release of SAP HANA 1.0 SPS12. One of the main goals is to reduce the manual testing effort of the end-users e.g. during a regression testing from one SAP HANA release to another by providing an on-site tool which captures the workload of a SAP HANA database and replays it on another, which is for …

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Santa is early this year: HXE on Ubuntu is back!!

And looks like we’ve behaved very well! A little background: After the release of SAP HANA 2.0, SPS02 the Ubuntu installation stopped working. A library needed during installation was not supported by Ubuntu. The engineering team figured out a workaround and went the extra mile. They did not just solve it, they embedded the solution in the setup script, together with the installation of dependencies we used to do manually …

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Hey, SAP HANA, express edition! What’s your SQL port number?

Now that SAP TechEd season is over, I can resume my “normal” life at SAP, and start sharing some more tips and tricks that I think could be interesting for the community. During the SAP TechEd season, I was invited to support the ESIGELEC InnoJam near Rouen in France! Students were challenged with some interesting use case around Machine Learning, Geo Spatial and the Cloud where our partners provided us with …

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Install the node.js driver for SAP HANA in under a minute

The node.js driver for SAP HANA is now publicly available directly from the SAP npm registry at https://npm.sap.com, under an SAP developer license agreement. You can install it in two lines using the npm node.js package manager. This is a short blog post for a quick install. To install the node.js driver for SAP HANA, for a specific project: # Change to the project directory > cd {my project} # Set …

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Configure Information Access in HANA Express to connect from Lumira or Analysis for Office

So you are trying to explore your models in HANA Express from Lumira or Analysis for Office but getting error  “InformationAccess Service GetResponse is not available. Install SAP HANA EPMMDS plugin.” And you wonder why if before HANA 2.0 SPS01 you could do it without problems? Wonder no more! The reason is that one of the components is no longer there as described by note 2456225. In this blog post, I’m …

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SAP HANA, express edition – revision 21 is available. (Updated on 2 November 2017)

SAP HANA, express edition has been updated to the latest HANA revision.   It’s not really typical to “announce” a revision update, but, there are a few changes worth noting. There has been a minor update to the Download manager – so, head back to the registration page, register again, and download the updated Download manager.     Keep this handy – previously, when new versions of SAP HANA, express editions included …

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