Category: Projects

  • Syscompare – a tool for comparing repos across HANA instances

    inSh A couple of weeks ago I was moving code from 1 hana instance to another trying to keep them in sync. However, I thought there might be a better alternative for comparing the contents of the repos across my systems to ensure that the files matched. After doing some digging and not finding a […]

  • Building a Startup – The “big picture” on your road to success

    This is part 3 of my blog series called: “Building a start-up in the SAP HANA space“. What is considered a “Startup”? “A startup is a company working to solve a problem where the solution is not obvious and success is not guaranteed” Neil Blumenthal, cofounder and co-CEO of Warby Parker Startup or Side Project? […]

  • Building a Start-up in the SAP HANA space

    I have some fond memories of a television series from the BBC called “A Car is Born” a 15 episode show where the presenter, Mark Evans painstakingly builds a AC Cobra replica. The show highlighted his experiences, trials and tribulations of building something from the ground up. At TechEd 2014 in Las Vegas I gave […]

  • metric² for iPhone and SAP HANA

      metric² for iPhone lets you monitor your SAP HANA instances from your phone showing you alerts, core resources and important metrics. Wherever you are. As mentioned in my GitHANA article, developing on the metric² open source project has really provided some interesting use cases for me around SAP HANA. While it might not be […]

  • Hacking SAP HANA Web Sockets

    Disclaimer: This is not a production or documented feature – its also more of a hijack than a hack    I have been hoping for the inclusion of Websocket support on the HANA DB platform for a while now, and I was a little disappointed it was not packaged in the SPS08 release. My goal […]