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by Alan Mayer, President, Solid Ground Technologies, Inc. | July 15, 2015
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Alan Mayer examines the debate about splitting Adaptive Job Servers, reviewing both pros and cons. Using some helpful use cases, he shows why splitting is sometimes not only practical, but essential.


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by Adam Getz, Manager – Business Intelligence, CGI Federal | July 8, 2015
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Adam Getz explains some basic concepts in SAP Lumira Cloud. Learn how to combine existing visualizations into stories that group and relate the data in a meaningful manner and allow for visualizations to be connected to one another. A story is a presentation-style document that uses visualizations, text blocks, pictures, graphics, and input controls to describe data. Also learn how to share—and stop sharing—stories with other users


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In this first part of a series, Ned Falk discusses all the data-mining/predictive analysis tools SAP offers (for a wide perspective) and then focuses on one of the newest tools, SAP Predictive Analytics. Learn how to use the Automated Analysis component within SAP Predictive Analytics (previously marketed separately as SAP InfiniteInsight) to classify your customers as well as to predict the profile of a customer who would actually buy your products.


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BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Ned Falk shows how you can create a replication and manipulation flowchart to load SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) data into SAP HANA and improve it on the way in. He also reviews the positioning of this tool in relation to other extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) process tools associated with moving data into SAP HANA.


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by Christian Savelli, Senior Manager, COMERIT | June 17, 2015
SAP Professional Journal/BI – 
Christian Savelli describes the Dynamic Tiering option available starting with SAP HANA Support Package 9, which enables a more effective multi-temperature data strategy. It offers management of warm data content via the extended table concept, representing a major enhancement from the loading/unloading feature currently available.

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by Pinckney Ma, Independent Consultant | Luke Ma Sun, Independent SAP BI Consultant | June 10, 2015
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Pinckney Ma and Luke Ma Sun show a new way to automatically aggregate data instead of having to aggregate it manually. With this method using these new semantic characteristic keys, you can easily generate reports with any existing descriptive text without duplications.

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by Adam Getz, Manager – Business Intelligence, CGI Federal | June 5, 2015
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Adam Getz explains some basic concepts in SAP Lumira Cloud for new users. Learn how to acquire and import a dataset based on a data file, and how to construct a simple visualization based on the data and fields in the acquired dataset.