Category: SAP HANA

  • 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 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 […]

  • Git <> HANA – A free, open-source Github client for SAP HANA

    Over the last few months, working on the metric² open source project, I have been frequently updating the GitHub repo. As a heavy XS Web IDE user, this entailed exporting or copying the contents of the files from the package into my local GitHub repository for the project and subsequently committing the files from there. […]

  • 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 […]

  • metric² v2.0 release

    After releasing metric² at TechEd Las Vegas last year it has had well over a hundred downloads, and has a couple loyal followers always offering advice and feedback (which I am truly thankful for). Last week we released version 2.0 of the free and open source app and subsequently put it onto GitHub under the […]

  • Node.js dashboard for SAP HANA

    This is what we will be developing in this blog … Over the past few years Node.js has really caught my attention. The simplicity of Javascript with server side processing, Non-blocking-IO, Event Driven, and simple integration always intrigued me as a great combination for enterprise applications. (Somehow it sounds similar to HANA XS Engine) A […]

  • Metric² for SAP HANA

    Metric² is a web based, realtime dashboarding platform for SAP HANA, on SAP HANA.I recently gave a demo of the app at Demojam in Las Vegas (You can read my blog post about the event here). Metric² is a free app/download and this blog gives some insight into how it works, and how you can […]

  • Why Demo Jam ROCKS

    It was Tuesday night sometime back in 2009 at my first TechEd where I was sitting in the audience and really wishing I was standing up on stage, presenting something inspiring and innovative which would encourage the votes of the demanding audience of Demojam. Well, it took 4 years to creep over personal hurdles, family […]

  • HANA Talk – A Simple helper class for SAP HANA Development

    HANA Talk is a small Javascript class which help facilitate the communication between your front end html/js files and HANA database when using SAP HANA XS Engine. This is intended to help people who are just starting out development on XS Engine and would like a easy place to get  their feet wet without having […]