Big Data and Suite on HANA - SAP HANA Platform and HADOOP Integration
SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA allow access to all data at any level of granularity, combined with the ability to perform predictive analysis, and consume structured and unstructured data.
How does SAP HANA and HADOOP fit together?
SAP CIO Guide:
Does SAP HANA integrate with Spark, or only MapReduce?
Can we load unstructured data into ERP powered by SAP HANA?
Yes, with SAP DataServices we can load un-structured data into the HANA data mart in ERP powered by SAP HANA.
Can unstructured data files like jpg, word docs, txt, pdfs etc. be stored in SAP HANA?
Yes. Structured and unstructured data can be stored in HANA, and so in ERP powered by SAP HANA This includes multi-media files like jpg, images, video, etc.
Can I load from HADOOP to the SAP HANA DB?
We can access data residing in HADOOP via SAP HANA SDA (SMART Data Access), and with SAP DataServices we can physically load data from HADOOP to SAP Sybase IQ as well as to the SAP HANA database. Please view this session presented during SAPPHIRE 2012 for more details, and the link to the ASUG demo.(requires ASUG log-in)
SAP Sybase IQ and Hadoop integration