Category Archives: Tony Baer

The Other Shoe Drops: SAP puts ERP on HANA

This guest post comes courtesy of Tony Baer’s OnStrategies blog. Tony is senior analyst at Ovum. By Tony Baer It was never a question of whether SAP would bring it flagship product, Business Suite to HANA, but when. And when … Continue reading

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It’s happening: Hadoop and SQL worlds are converging

This guest post comes courtesy of Tony Baer’s OnStrategies blog. Tony is senior analyst at Ovum. By Tony Baer With Strata, IBM IOD, and Teradata Partners conferences all occurring this week, it’s not surprising that this is a big week … Continue reading

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Making Hadoop safe for ‘clusterophobics’

This guest post comes courtesy of Tony Baer’s OnStrategies blog. Tony is senior analyst at Ovum. By Tony Baer Hadoop remains a difficult platform for most enterprises to master. For now skills are still hard to come by – both … Continue reading

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Searching for data scientists as a service

This guest post comes courtesy of Tony Baer’s OnStrategies blog. Tony is senior analyst at Ovum. By Tony Baer It’s no secret that rocket .. err … data scientists are in short supply. The explosion of data and the corresponding … Continue reading

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Another vote for the Apache Hadoop stack

This guest post comes courtesy of Tony Baer’s OnStrategies blog. Tony is senior analyst at Ovum. By Tony Baer As we’ve noted previously, the measure of success of an open source stack is the degree to which the target remains … Continue reading

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Fast data hits the big data fast lane

This guest post comes courtesy of Tony Baer’s OnStrategies blog. Tony is senior analyst at Ovum. By Tony Baer Of the 3 “V’s” of Big Data – volume, variety, velocity (we’d add “Value” as the 4th V) – velocity has … Continue reading

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SAP and databases no longer an oxymoron

This guest post comes courtesy of Tony Baer’s OnStrategies blog. Tony is a senior analyst at Ovum. By Tony Baer In its rise to leadership of the ERP market, SAP shrewdly placed bounds around its strategy: it would stick to … Continue reading

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