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SAP Brings In-Memory Hana Database To ERP

SAP, in a bold move aimed at taking advantage of one its hottest technologies, is using its Hana in-memory database to power its flagship ERP app, SAP Business Suite.

SAP says the move will result in a 100X to 10,000X application performance boost, while also increasing analytical performance by 10X to 1,000X.

"Many did not believe this was possible," Hasso Plattner (pictured), SAP co-founder and chairman of the company's supervisory board, said of the three-year development project in a press conference.