Developer access might be the next issue when it comes to SAP licenses. [hutterstock: 692207827, fizkes]

Developer access might be the next issue when it comes to SAP licenses. [hutterstock: 692207827, fizkes]

Licensing Strategies For SAP Hana Developers

SAP is aware of its "license debt" and is timidly attempting to repair their prior behavior without losing face. But SAP boss Bill McDermott has too many construction sites for quick answers. The next escalation around a possible "Native Hana Developer" might already be looming.

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Regular users may be led to believe that modern antivurs software is the new snake oil from the days of the Wild West. [shutterstock: 123191803, Fer Gregiory]

Regular users may be led to believe that modern antivurs software is the new snake oil from the days of the Wild West. [shutterstock: 123191803, Fer Gregiory]

Antivirus Software – Modern Snake Oil?

In the Wild West, "Clark Stanley's Snake Oil Liniment" promised to be a medication for many diseases - and turned out to be completely ineffective. Since then, snake oil has stood for expensive, useless products - just like today's antivirus and malware solutions?

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You might like this latest book release from the SAP Community. [shutterstock: 532904239, jakkaje808]

You might like this latest book release from the SAP Community. [shutterstock: 532904239, jakkaje808]

Review: Sales And Operations Planning With SAP IBP

In early 2017, SAP Press published its first book on SAP Integrated Business Planning, and the response was so positive that the publisher began production on additional resources covering the supply chain solution: A second edition, a handful of electronic short-format books, and the most recent release, a look at S&OP.

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SAP Data Hub uses open source container-as-a-service technology provided by Suse. [shutterstock: 256602967, kentoh]

SAP Data Hub uses open source container-as-a-service technology provided by Suse. [shutterstock: 256602967, kentoh]

SAP Data Hub, Linux and Container-as-a-Service (CaaS)

SAP Data Hub focuses on data management, data integration, and data orchestration. The solution is supported on the infrastructure side by Linux, but also makes use of the latest container technology.

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S/4 Hana projects need to take into account different security considerations than with previous SAP products. [shutterstock: 287395955, deepadesigns]

S/4 Hana projects need to take into account different security considerations than with previous SAP products. [shutterstock: 287395955, deepadesigns]

Key Security Considerations For SAP S/4 Hana Projects

S/4 Hana places an emphasis on simplicity. The data model has been made easier, the technical architecture is more straight-forward and business processes have been consolidated to support this reduced complexity. Whilst this simplification promotes increased performance and greater business value, it also dictates that migrating your existing SAP estate to S/4 Hana is not just an upgrade.

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The US Cloud Act and the EU GDPR have the potential to become a dangerous mix for European SAP customers. [shutterstock: 550792084, katueng]

The US Cloud Act and the EU GDPR have the potential to become a dangerous mix for European SAP customers. [shutterstock: 550792084, katueng]

GDPR & Cloud Act Might Mean The Cloud Exit for ERP/ECC 6.0 & S/4

Initially, getting out of AWS, MS Azure and Google Cloud Platform was just one of many options for existing SAP customers. However, the US Cloud Act in combination with GDPR is an attack on the freedom of choice of European SAP users.

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