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Many companies that deploy traditional data warehouse solutions are finding it more difficult to answer questions that the business is asking today as the environment lacks the agility to report on ...

Many companies that deploy traditional data warehouse solutions are finding it more difficult to answer questions that the business is asking today as the environment lacks the agility to report on all of the available data in real time. While data volume and data sources explode, traditional ERP and BI applications have limited capacities and capabilities to leverage these new information sets effectively. The ability to store data in memory is crucial to move business from traditional business intelligence to business advantage through big data. Hitachi Data Systems has partnered with SAP to create a high-performance and scalable big data appliance, combining the strength of SAP HANA In-Memory Analytics and the benefits of the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) solution. In this session, you’ll learn the following: What SAP HANA is. Why UCP Select for SAP HANA is the right big data solution. The different types of big data business problems it can solve. For more information on UCP for SAP HANA please visit: http://www.hds.com/products/hitachi-unified-compute-platform/business-analytics.html

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A High-Performance, Scalable Big Data Appliance A High-Performance, Scalable Big Data Appliance Presentation Transcript

  • A HIGH-PERFORMANCE, SCALABLE BIG DATA APPLIANCE LAURA CHU-VIAL, SENIOR PRODUCT MARKETING MANAGER JOACHIM RAHMFELD, VP FIELD ALLIANCES OF SAP
  • Many companies that deploy traditional data warehouse solutions are finding it more difficult to answer questions that the business is asking today as the environment lacks the agility to report on all of the available data in real time. While data volume and data sources explode, traditional ERP and BI applications have limited capacities and capabilities to leverage these new information sets effectively. The ability to store data in- memory is crucial to move business from traditional business intelligence to business advantage through big data. Hitachi Data Systems has partnered with SAP to create a high-performance and scalable big data appliance, combining the strength of SAP HANA In-Memory Analytics and the benefits of the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) solution. In this session, you’ll learn the following:  What SAP HANA is.  Why UCP Select for SAP HANA is the right big data solution.  The different types of big data business problems it can solve. A HIGH-PERFORMANCE, SCALABLE BIG DATA APPLIANCE WEBTECH EDUCATIONAL SERIES
  • BIG DATA IS MANY THINGS
  • UNDERSTAND YOUR CUSTOMER CUSTOMER 360 CRM
  • SUPPLY CHAIN 360 VIEW Inclement weather  Reprioritize inventory − Example: Frozen foods  Real-time partner data − Inventory tracking through sensors  Location-based intelligence − Trucks − Trains − Airplane − Ships INSIGHT ACROSS YOUR OPERATIONS
  • BIG DATA IS TO MAXIMIZE COMPANY’S P&L Operational and big data readiness Increaserevenue Set corporate expectations Cost control Increase sales through customer 360 Higher returns for investors Market advantage
  • CIO’S BIG DATA CHALLENGE BW is slow Need faster reporting Disparate data sources Data conversion challenges Need more complete analytics
  • BIG DATA SCENARIO WITH SAP HANA Publish Real-time data from customers and social media Unstructured data repository ETL process Existing structured data from SAP (POS, CRM) Analyze buying preferences and customer loyalty Individualized marketing and retention programs Capture Transform Combine Analytics Decisions 1 2 4 5 GOAL: Leverage loyalty program for more revenue 3 MOBILE WEB HANA
  • SAP HANA (HIGH-PERFORMANCE ANALYTICAL APPLIANCE) POWERING THE REAL-TIME BUSINESS  SAP HANA is an in-memory database platform that allows the processing of massive quantities of real time data – delivered as an appliance  What it means to the business: ‒ React in real-time to events ‒ Gain deep business visibility ‒ Drive business value from data ‒ Simplify operation ‒ Analyze data in real-time
  • WHAT IS DIFFERENT ABOUT SAP HANA?  Query acceleration ‒ >300x faster db responses ‒ Responses in seconds instead of minutes or hours  Data Compression ‒ Fit all of your company data into one database ‒ Leverage native in-memory optimizations to reduce data sizes ‒ Data compression of 5:1 not unusual HANA PROOF POINTS - BANKING
  • HOT OFF THE SAP PRESS (JANUARY 10, 2013) “SUITE ON HANA” … AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOUR HANA PLATFORM  HANA is a journey, not a point solution… plan for it!  Data protection and quality of service are central requirements  Mission-critical readiness of the platform is becoming mandatory  Scalability is critical  HANA operations will need to live up to the same operational standards as ERP today Hitachi Focus: Scale & Perform & Protect - With Enterprise SLAs
  • WHAT DOES HDS OFFER AROUND SAP HANA? TWO ARCHITECTURAL CHOICES SAP HANA scale-up:  Single-node SAP HANA appliance  Sizes: 256GB (S), 512GB (M), 1024GB (L)  Used for POCs, demos, smaller production environments SAP HANA scale-out:  Multi-node SAP HANA appliance (node size: 512GB) with built-in HA  Certified for up to 16 nodes, beyond that custom check with SAP  Used for larger HANA environments and designed for the full HANA journey
  • HITACHI UCP SELECT FOR SAP HANA SCALE-UP Key features and benefits:  Scalability and investment protection Up to four Hitachi Blades delivering a single HANA node with up to 80 cores and 1,024GB of memory (CB 2000).  Availability Fibre Channel storage for 99.999% data availability (HUS 130)  Performance Well-balanced system with Fibre Channel storage and Fusion IO Gen 2 cards for log files Balanced system of compute, SSD and storage SAP HANA preloaded by HDS SIZE MEMORY # BLADE SOCKETS CORES SMALL 256GB 1 2 20 MEDIUM 512GB 2 4 40 LARGE 1,024GB 4 8 80
  • SCALE AND SIMPLIFY YOUR SAP LANDSCAPE SCALABILITY AND EFFICIENCY SmallSize-256GB HANA MediumSize-512GB SAPHANA LargeSize 1024GB SAPBI SAPERPDEV SAPCRMQA  Customers can smoothly grow their HANA appliances without rip and replace, lower TCO and protect the investment  Customers can deploy a large SAP environment “in a box,” saving TCO
  • HITACHI UCP SELECT FOR SAP HANA SCALE-OUT: HIGHLIGHTS BENEFITS AND DIFFERENTIATION  Key components: ‒ The same Hitachi blades as for S/M/L (CB 2000). Node size: 500GB (M) ‒ Tier 1 enterprise-class direct-attach block storage (VSP), as used today for core SAP ‒ Usage of SAP HANA Storage Connector API for data and logs instead of NFS-type setups  Key benefits: ‒ Designed to support the full HANA journey ‒ True mission-critical robustness and performance ‒ Customers can rely on the same processes they use for ERP today ‒ Free of issues that NFS/MPFS implementations have (see SAP Note 1740136) ‒ Excellent investment protection 1 node
  • 1 & 1 INTERNET AG  Overview ‒ Leading Internet service provider ‒ Businesses in DACH, UK, France, Spain, US and others ‒ 42 M accounts // 70,000 servers // 11 M contracts  Challenge ‒ Optimize debt management and lose no money on customer accounts ‒ Provide instant access and full view on debitor data ‒ SAP ECC with IS-T provides insufficient reporting  Why Hitachi and SAP HANA ‒ BW on SAP HANA provided best solution to analyze big data ‒ Hitachi because of know-how, scalability, price and fast delivery ‒ 10,000 times faster using SAP HANA on Hitachi SAP SAPPHIRE AND TECHED EMEA
  • HITACHI CONSULTING AND HDS GLOBAL SERVICES – JOINT EFFORT TO DEPLOY SAP HANA ‒ Factory build SAP certified Converged Appliance to accelerate time to production ‒ Implement and integrate Hitachi UCP Select for SAP HANA™ appliances into customer IP networks ‒ knowledge transfer to accelerate the customer’s learning curve and increase ease of use ‒ Install and configure SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.0 analytics server platform ‒ Installation and configuration of SAP HANA clients  Additional Services from Hitachi Consulting ‒ SAP landscape assessment, SAP HANA sizing, ‒ Business analytics plan for HANA and reporting. ‒ Live in Five Deployment Service ‒ Live in Five Rapid Deployment Services (HANA Enterprise or BW) * ETL = extraction, transformation, loading  Faster time to production, speed ROI  Accelerated deployment  Provide expertize and skills  Scale Up and Out capabilities  Knowledge transfer
  • SUMMARY SAP AND HITACHI  Long-term alliance with SAP  Only vendor using external FC storage across the SAP HANA portfolio  Only vendor to use Tier 1 enterprise-class storage in XL appliances—the same storage that is used today the SAP Business Suite  First and one of only two vendors using SAP HANA Storage Connector APIs replacing NFS-based HA—avoiding data/HA issues!  One vendor for servers and storage  Reduced OPEX and CAPEX  Designed to support your entire HANA journey—from analytics to BW to ERP and beyond  Accelerate time to deployment with consulting and implementation expertise WHY HDS FOR SAP HANA?
  • BIG DATA ONE PLATFORM FOR ALL DATA MANAGING BIG DATA AT SCALE – ALL DATA TYPES Dark Data Multi-protocol/ multi-data type Virtualized Data mobility Single management Infrastructure on demand HDI / HCP UCP SAP Oracle Microsoft HNAS Hadoop
  • BIG DATA PARTNERS Analytics and visualization Data integration Services Converged platform
  • SUMMARY OF BENEFITS BW is slow Need faster reporting Disparate data sources Data conversion challenges Need more complete analytics BW is faster Quick query building Big data analytics 360 view Analyze all data YOUR DATA IS PROTECTED!
  •  Contact your HDS account executive to learn more about UCP Select for SAP HANA  Questions about SAP HANA, contact Joachim Rahmfeld (joachim.rahmfeld@hds.com)  Other big data questions, contact Laura Chu-Vial (laura.chu@hds.com) CALL TO ACTION
  • QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION
  • UPCOMING WEBTECHS  Big Data Webcast Series ‒ Big Data: Shining the Light on Enterprise Dark Data, April 17, 9 a.m. PT, noon ET ‒ HDS Big Data Roadmap, coming soon…  Archive, Backup and Consolidation (ABC) WebTech Series ‒ Archive First: An Intelligent Data Archival Strategy, March 14, 9 a.m. PT, noon ET ‒ Reduce Costs and Complexity with Backup-Free Storage, March 20, 9 a.m. PT, noon ET ‒ Consolidate More: High Performance Primary Deduplication in the Age of Abundant Capacity, March 27, 9 a.m. PT, noon ET Check www.hds.com/webtech for:  Links to the recording, the presentation and Q&A (available next week)  Schedule and registration for upcoming WebTech sessions
  • THANK YOU