They race at speeds up to 350 km/h, run on powerful V8 engines and have 120 sensors constantly transmitting data. Formula One Racing Cars go to extremes and are more than ever a data rich business - from simulations in aerodynamic, right across to bringing a car on the circuit. The Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team has been running SAP since 2008 and is planning to use SAP HANA, analyzing Big Data in split seconds in the near future.

Published November 12, 2012 in Formula 1