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HANA backtrace 36/2017

What to read? Whom to follow? One of the important things to pick up in any community is finding out who are the people that usually have good, funny or interesting content. Many community platforms make it easy to find out who are the “leading contributors”, the “heroes”, “aces” etc.Currently, the platform SAP Community is HANA backtrace 36/2017

HANA gets stripped

This is going to be one of those weird blog posts, that basically convey just a single piece of information, but since the new SAP Community platform doesn’t really care for WIKI/document style knowledge storage, I had to come up with a click-bait title to make it a blog post. I’ve written before on installing HANA gets stripped

A new feature! YAY!?

A recent discussion in the SAP internal JAM community for HANA made me aware of a feature added to HANA SQL starting with HANA 1 SPS 12 (don’t ask the revision, just check the latest), respectively HANA 2 SPS 02 (we don’t speak about SPS 00 and SPS 01, do we?): “calculated columns”. Generated <> A new feature! YAY!?

What HANA needs now is some…

… logging! Yes, you just got click-baited into reading this advertisement for a product enhancement idea that I posted: Standard logging facility for SQLScript The idea here is simple: when you write application logic in SQLScript then you very likely want to have the option to log what your program does. This is not the logging I What HANA needs now is some…

SAP Community? Why?

If you’re reading this, you are likely aware of the ongoing debates, complaints, failures and the general situation around the SAP Community platform and the state of this very community in general, which is why I am not going to point out the many technical and organisational deficiencies. Others have done that well and often. SAP Community? Why?

Make query hints great again…

In case you ever got frustrated by how 80’s like the SAP HANA hints infrastructure looks like, go and support my improvement idea on SAP Idea place: https://ideas.sap.com/D40094  Go and upvote! Now! 🙂 [Update 23.1.2017]: After some of the folks that I really liked to review my idea reported that they don’t have access to it, Make query hints great again…