Re: Does Oracle have anything like SAP Business Intelligence Accelerator?

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Sat, 08 Nov 2008 17:14:10 -0800
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Serge Rielau wrote:
> DA Morgan wrote:

>> I think you are confusing apples and trees. Almost all SAP installs
>> are done using the Oracle database. So when one looks at SAP
>> technology one is asking about an SAP technology built with an
>> Oracle database as its foundation (just as all apples grow on trees).

> Arrogance comes before the fall.
> Nestle runs arguable the biggest R/3 and SAP BW systems and it ain't
> growing on an Oracle tree:

Clearly easy to see why DB2 has been so marginalized in the marketplace as to no longer be on most people's radar screens.

You confused the phrase "Almost all" with "All" and thus cited a single exception to the rule.

Give Mark Townsend a call and perhaps he can get you into the Redwood Shores ESL program.

> I doubt that almost all SAP BW installations run on Oracle.

No you don't. You know damned well they do. Because you know as well as I do the number of Oracle licenses sold by SAP. If you don't then I suggest you ask your internal IBM sources.

>> If you are asking about E-Business Suite then there is something we
>> can discuss but it would be off-topic in this usenet group which is
>> for server technology and I would direct you to look at Oracle's
>> TimesTen In-Memory Cache.

> You are off topic. The SAP BIA is server technology and not a front end
> cache. TmesTen has no relation.

No doubt you also think RAID is a hardware technology.

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Sat Nov 08 2008 - 19:14:10 CST

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