We are proud to announce that our very own Sweetlets SAP Portal apps developer, David Awankem has successfully completed the In-Memory Data Management course from Hasso Plattner’s OpenHPI and is now HANA certified.
A total of 13,126 students participated in OpenHPI’s 6 week program with only 16% of the participants successfully completing and walking away with a certificate – one of them being our very own colleague, David Awankem. Sweetlets has invested heavily into SAP’s new high performance, in-memory database and this certification by David only enforces our commitment to the future of SAP HANA.
Hasso Plattner, co-founder of SAP AG and founder of the Hasso Plattner Institute (openHPI) created a course on SAP HANA – “In-Memory Data Management” for developers to gain a deeper technical understanding of this new, high-tech science.
“The online course focuses on the management of enterprise data in column-oriented in-memory databases.”
This 6-week program which started September 3, 2012 covered:
For more details on the course offered by Hasso Plattner and openHPI, see the In-Memory Data Management course site.
openHPI is the educational Internet platform of the German Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam. On openHPI you take part in a worldwide social learning network based on interactive online courses covering different subjects in Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
SAP HANA is essentially a high-end database product that offers superior performance – even on large volumes of data. SAP started with HANA in customer specific projects, then released certain applications like BO and BW on HANA. Now, they are working together with partners like us on solutions based on HANA, bringing HANA to a bigger audience. According to SAP:
“SAP HANA is a game-changing, real-time platform for analytics and applications. While simplifying the IT stack, it provides powerful features like: significant processing speed, the ability to handle big data, predictive capabilities and text mining capabilities.”
See SAP Hana overview for more information.