Category Archives: HANA

SAP HANA: Introduction

SAP HANA is a one in-memory atomic copy of data for transactions and analysis. Compared to the traditional databased approach, it eliminates redundant data copies, reducing unnecessary complexity and latency. Thus, there is less hardware to manage, so it accelerates through innovation and simplification. In traditional systems, OLTP (Online Transaction Processing) provided source data to… Read More »

SAP HANA FAQ: Answers to the Top Questions

This FAQ document set (from 2 different resources) provides a dozen answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about SAP S/4 HANA. Questions are categorized as: Introduction and Overview Business Scope, Product Map and Roadmap Customer & Partner Enablement Materials, Trial Experience Broader SAP S/4 HANA Portfolio SAP S/4 HANA and SAP Business… Read More »

SAP HANA on AWS: Quick Reference Guide for Beginners

This reference guide provides architectural configuration steps and best practices for deploying SAP HANA in the Amazon Web Services cloud such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon CE2) and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC). Following steps are covered in this document in detail: Prepare an AWS Account to deploy HANA Launch the Virtual Network… Read More »

SAP HANA CE Functions List

Inside the SQL Script, SQL language and also highly optimized, equivalent Calculation Engine functions (CE Functions) can be used. CE functions are preferred to standard SQL firstly because they are a lot easier to work with, secondly because their use can be parallelized by the SAP HANA server. In the following table you can find… Read More »

ABAP on HANA: ADBC with Examples and HANA Modeling Views

ADBC is an API (application programming interface) for the Native SQL interface of the AS ABAP that is based on ABAP Objects. In the first part of this presentation following classes are covered with examples: CL_SQL_STATEMENT – Execution of SQL Statements CL_SQL_RESULT_SET – Result of the Execution In the second part of presentation, HANA specific… Read More »