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SAP has released its long-awaited integration of the HANA in-memory database with the Spark in-memory big data computing engine.


  • SAP HANA Vora follows current trends by offering distributed querying.

Features and Benefits

  • Introduces SAP HANA Vora, and compares it to how rivals such as IBM, Oracle, and Teradata integrate with Spark computing on Hadoop.
  • Concludes that the ultimate payoff of Vora will come with analytic integration with HANA-optimized applications.

Key questions answered

  • What is SAP HANA Vora?
  • How does SAP HANA Vora compare with how rivals such as IBM, Oracle, Teradata, and Microsoft are integrating Spark computing with analytics?

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  • Summary
  • In-memory provides 1 + 1 = 3 solutions
  • Enter HANA Vora
  • HANA Vora follows current trends with distributed querying
  • The ultimate payoff is analytic integration with HANA-optimized applications


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