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by D. Russell Sloan, Implementation and Governance Specialist — SAP Solution Manager, IBM Global Business Services | August 24, 2015
SAP Professional Journal – 
D. Russell Sloan explains how to create a sample status schema for your Solution Manager documents.

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by Faisal Altaf, SAP Technical Division Head, Al Yamamah Steel Industries Co. | August 17, 2015
SAP Professional Journal – 

Faisal Altaf shows how to enhance the standard data browser functionality (transaction codes SE16 and SE11) to add calculation base columns in any table or view using implicit enhancement options. For example, you can add a column showing the number of days difference between the created-on date and billing-processed date of an invoice in the billing document header table. You can add as many fields as you want in any standard table without any modification. Every time a user browses the enhanced table, the system shows the added fields.


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by Jonathan Haun, Consulting Manager, Business Intelligence, Decision First Technologies | August 10, 2015
SAP Professional Journal – 

Jonathan Haun explains why implementing an SAP HANA system involves more than just selecting a standalone server. Organizations must also consider the different options available in terms of high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR). Depending on the organization’s service level requirements, multiple servers, storage devices, backup devices, and network devices might be required. This article gives an overview of the different ways organizations can achieve SAP HANA HA and DR. Equipped with this information, you can develop the right SAP HANA architecture and business continuity strategy more easily.


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by Sergei Peleshuk, SAP BI and HANA Architect | August 4, 2015
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Sergei Peleshuk covers the necessary steps for setting up business analytics capabilities based on SAP HANA in the cloud. Anyone involved in an SAP HANA project needs to understand what it takes to set up the infrastructure efficiently, including the total cost of ownership and how long it takes to set up.


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by Rehan Zaidi, Senior SAP Technical Consultant | August 3, 2015
SAP Professional Journal – 
Rehan Zaidi explains how the use of subgroups within a Regular expression (Regex) allows you to write short code for solving complex programming problems. See six examples of how such regular expressions in conjunction with a REPLACE statement can save time and coding effort.

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by D. Russell Sloan, Implementation and Governance Specialist — SAP Solution Manager, IBM Global Business Services | July 27, 2015
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D. Russell Sloan explores different techniques for managing requirements and creating traceability of requirements to test cases. Learn how to create a traceability matrix using document links as well as a technique using customer attributes.


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by Kehinde Eseyin, Senior SAP GRC Consultant, Turnkey Consulting Ltd. | July 20, 2015
SAP Professional Journal – 

Kehinde Eseyin provides concise descriptions of associated risks with security vulnerabilities in the SAP HANA landscape and offers recommendations to prevent the identified risks from materializing. The preventive measures he describes provide information about what auditors and auditees should be interested in when planning and performing a technical review of an SAP HANA database system.