Tag Archives: Teradata SAP

SAP R/3 for Real-time Analytics: Replication & Mythical Cluster Tables

March 17, 2015

PART FIVE: This is the last blog in my series about Near Real Time data acquisition from SAP. This final blog is co-written with Arno Luijten, who is one of Teradata’s lead engineers. He is instrumental in demystifying the secrets of the elusive SAP clustered and pooled tables. There is a common misconception that the… Read More »

‘What’s next in analytics on SAP R/3’ – Introduction

March 17, 2015

SAP’s ERP application R/3 is classified as a real time transaction processing system. However for most larger companies SAP R/3 is not suited for analytical purposes. These companies started with the building data warehouses. This is also where my “SAP analytics journey” started, in the early 1990ies as an employee of Shell. To load the… Read More »

The integration issue that dare not speak its name ….

March 25, 2014

Having worked with multinational companies running SAP ERP systems for many years, I know that they (nearly) always have more than one SAP system to record their transactional data. Yet it is never discussed — and it seems to be the ‘Macbeth’ of the SAP world, a fact that should not be uttered out loud…… Read More »