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SAP HANA DYNAMIC TIERING PART-1

SAP HANA DYNAMIC TIERING –FUTURE DEFACTO STANDARD SAP IN-HOUSE DATA AGING SOLUTION – Part 1

This article will act as a Quick Guide for SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering sharing insights on leveraging SAP HANA to store and access cold/warm data without an external nearline storage solution. Customers adapted to HANA are now seeing the best data management & processing speeds with in-memory solution.

What if: your HANA data keeps growing rapidly?

What if: your HANA In-memory footprint growing towards allocated limit?

What if: your HANA complains out of memory issues?

What if: business needs more years of data for reporting & analytics ?
 

What’s next ?

Solutions for these questions can be justified with SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering – a native SAP Big Data solution to extend & enhance HANA In-memory capabilities by reducing HANA memory footprint in case of BW on HANA & for native HANA scenarios.

 

What is SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering ?

SAP HANA Dynamic Tiering is native Big Data solution (SAP in-house) to handle large enterprise data without external storage systems. Dynamic Tiering uses HANA DB columnar Disk space instead of In-Memory to store data in tables based on SAP IQ smart column store technology. Dynamic tiering is a deeply integrated, high performance solution in a single/scale out systems that can handle datasets from terabytes to Petabytes.
 
 

Data Aging & Data Temperatures in HANA

What is your data temperature Value?

  
 

FACTORS FUELING DYNAMIC TIERING

Cost

SAVINGS

Performance

Risk & Complexities

Reliability

Approx, $15K per TB Disk Size

Huge savings in terms of Licensing & storage over the time

Upto 13X faster* (Compared to other non-sap tools)

No Migration necessary
Simple as in-memory operations

Native Big data solution. Reliable solution in future for SAP HANA

 

AREAS RELEVANT FOR DYNAMIC TIERING: 

 

GOALS & CONSIDERATIONS FOR DYNAMIC TIERING

  • Future SAP in-house solution
  • manage HANA memory footprint for BW on HANA & native HANA scenarios
  • Cross enterprise transparency with EDW
  • Manage data cost effectively without affecting SLA’s.
  • Reduced TCO in terms of storage & external integration tools.
  • Performance Optimized & Centralized control - all in one single Database.
  • No need of additional 3rd party integration tools.
  • Cost of Read/Write operations on database is relatively low/normal.
  • No need for warm data tables to be in memory. Main memory will be used for caching & processing when accessing warm data. 

FEW TECHNICAL INSIGHTS

  • Extended tables schema will be part of catalog.
  • Creating indexes on extended tables can enhance performance.
  • Update & query warm tables seamlessly just like in-memory tables.
  • Extended tables can be used in Calculation views for reporting purposes.
  • Performance optimized Calculation & processing engines
  • Parallel query processing when data has to be processed from hot & warm stores
  • Hot Data for daily reporting & warm data for periodic use.
  • Customers can retain more years of data for compliance purposes & appropriate historical data can be retrieved for reporting whenever necessary.

To be contd ..

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         NAVEEN MANNE @ Tek-Analytics
SAP BIG DATA & ADVANCED ANALYTICS|SAP HANA