Tag: Explorer

  • The End of Relational Databases?

    SAP’s co-founder believes that “disk has become yesterday’s tape” and that the era of relational databases is over, to be replaced by column storage for both data warehousing AND enterprise applications.

  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about SAP BusinessObjects Explorer

    SAP BusinessObjects Explorer was recently launched at SAPPHIRE 2009 in Orlando. Here’s a long list of Explorer product, trial, customer, technical, and press links that I’m aware of so far.

  • Latest Web 2.0 Prototypes at SAP Inside Track Palo Alto

    SAP Inside Track Palo Alto 2009 will be held this week on May 29. It’s a day of community organized sessions for people in SAP technical and functional roles. The sessions are lead by SAP staff and Mentors living in the Bay Area – check out the list of sessions. We’re strong believers in collaboration, […]

  • Here Comes Web 3.0: Wolfram|Alpha Launches Today

    Wikipedia defines Web 3.0 as the “semantic web”, “making it possible for the web to understand and satisfy the requests of people and machines to use the web content.” We’ll get a step closer to that vision when Wolfram|Alpha (or maybe just “WolframAlpha” – their web site uses both) launches later today.   Wolfram|Alpha is […]

  • Want to Experience SAP BusinessObjects Explorer? Try This Micro-Finance Demo!

    As I mentioned in the previous post, SAP launched the new BusinessObjects Explorer Accelerated product today. You can try out the product and learn how microfinance is helping reduce global poverty by visiting the excellent SAP BusinessObjects Explorer demo at http://microfinance.sap.com. It will challenge you to find answers to a few questions, and you’ll be […]

  • A New Data Architecture for Faster, Better BI: SAP BusinessObjects Explorer

    Today at the SAPPHIRE user conference in Orlando, SAP announced it would “revolutionize BI with a new solution that delivers insight at the speed of thought”. The new package is called SAP BusinessObjects Explorer Accelerated, and it combines the search and visualization capabilities of SAP BusinessObjects Polestar (now renamed SAP BusinessObjects Explorer) with SAP Business Warehouse Accelerator (BWA).