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Tips for using the iPad Pro 9.7

I’ve had the iPad Pro 9.7 for the last few days, and wanted to give a little update. The initial intention was to use it for 2 weeks as a primary device. How’s that coming along? The iPad Pro is … Continue reading

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The SAP HANA FAQ

I’ve been meaning to pen an update to this FAQ for nearly 2 years, with this being the primary listed reference on Wikipedia, but somehow never found the time. So here it is, a complete rewrite! What is SAP HANA? … Continue reading

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Does the Intel Sandy Bridge-EP platform bring SAP HANA to the masses?

Today, one of the biggest barriers to large-scale SAP HANA environments is hardware. It’s true that HANA is expensive but it also provides massive value that justifies the cost for the right scenarios. But for large environments, HANA hardware is … Continue reading

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Oracle posts terrible results – but does it matter for the rest of the tech market?

I’ve been in a period of quiet contemplation since Oracle posted bad quarterly results for the first time in… like ever. And the reaction from the markets was scathing. Stock went down 15% the day after and has slowly recovered … Continue reading

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SAP 2011 results analysis – The Awful Economy Is Really Going To Hurt Financial Analysts

December 2011 has been a terrible month for the quality of SAP news. Or perhaps a reminder that some modicum of research and interest is required to produce a half decent article on a topic. Last week I hammered TechCrunch’s … Continue reading

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Of personalities, interpersonal relationships and management.

I know when it’s time to go on vacation; this blog starts to dry up. It’s a great indicator because I write how I feel on this website, and when I’m too busy to think about that, I’m already past … Continue reading

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Could Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility be a good thing for innovation?

It was a bit of a shock when Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility hit the news today. Moto was once a cellphone superpower, and it created the first commercial cellular phone, the DynaTAC 8000X. It had a demise in the … Continue reading

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