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Technical Information

Review our technical documentation for implementing, managing, and configuring SAP HANA ‒ on premise and in the cloud.

SAP product documentation

Find the documentation on SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud you need to get started with installing or provisioning the development of innovative solutions.

Features overview of SAP HANA

Build modern solutions to extract more business value from your data with insight into the innovative capabilities of SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud.

Performance and cost tools

Get the tools and resources to balance performance with cost – whether you’re undergoing an implementation or migration to SAP HANA.

Product security

Run and operate SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud in diverse environments that have specific compliance, security, and regulatory needs.

Architecture and technology

Modernize your data foundation with SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud

  • Power mission-critical applications and analytics with one solution
  • Converge multi-model data with embedded machine learning
  • Manage data more efficiently with integrated multi-tier storage


See what's new 

View the latest release highlights for SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud.

Realise the potential of SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud with help from SAP

Quick-start implementation service

Enhance your analytical data capabilities and accelerate the adoption of SAP HANA Cloud into your system landscape for both cloud and hybrid scenarios.

Data quality service

Make better decisions by assessing and improving data quality with a health check based on completeness, uniqueness, consistency, and timeliness.

Selective data transition to SAP S/4HANA

Migrate selected data to SAP S/4HANA quickly and with minimal disruptions by taking a one-step approach that combines various transformation requirements.

Standardised data migration service for third-party sources

Migrate data from third-party sources into SAP software faster while reducing risks and costs and helping ensure success with a comprehensive service.


Try and buy

Gain hands-on experience with SAP HANA Cloud and SAP HANA.

Deployment Options

You can choose the deployment option that best meets your business needs, budget, and resources to move to SAP HANA quickly and smoothly.

What is SAP HANA?

Learn more about the on-premise version of SAP HANA

Bring your own cloud license

Bring your own license to run on the cloud service provider of your choice through SAP HANA Infrastructure Services.

On-premise appliances

Go live quickly with an appliance of preconfigured hardware and preinstalled software.

Tailored data centre integration

Choose your infrastructure components from a menu of hardware options with SAP HANA tailored data centre integration.

SAP data centres

Gain multi-cloud flexibility and a reliable infrastructure when managing your enterprise data.

Partner Ecosystem

Advance your strategy with SAP-certified solutions

Find SAP partners that can assist in your implementation and ISVs that build SAP-certified, prepackaged solutions to extend the functionality of SAP solutions.

Engage certified outsourcing service partners

Identify certified partners that can operate and run productive installations on your behalf – from cloud and mobile services to application management.

Enhance your project with leading technology

Browse a list of our leading global vendors of hardware, database, storage system, network, and mobile computing technology to support your implementation.

Partner with leading cloud providers

Find the cloud deployment option that’s right for your business. SAP is committed to giving you the flexibility to deploy in the cloud or multiple clouds of your choice. 

Extend SAP HANA with development and modelling

Browse information resources focused on SAP HANA app development – including installation tools and methods.

Develop on SAP HANA Cloud

Get started with SAP HANA Cloud to build new solutions or extend your existing SAP HANA solutions.

Develop on SAP HANA

Construct applications by using SAP HANA extended application services.

Develop native apps on SAP HANA

Create apps, services, models, and procedures with SAP HANA extended application services, advanced model.

Explore technical guides for SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud

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Product highlights

Explore the latest features in SAP HANA Cloud.

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Features in SAP HANA
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How to install and update SAP HANA cockpit

Learn how to install and update SAP HANA cockpit, a single point of access to administration tools that help monitor individual and multitenant SAP HANA databases.

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Installation and upgrading of SAP Web IDE for SAP HANA

Discover how you can install and upgrade SAP Web IDE for SAP HANA, a comprehensive set of Web-based tools for creating native applications for SAP HANA.

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Guidance on installing and updating SAP HANA

Get guidance on installing and updating SAP HANA by using built-in lifecycle management tools.

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Client installation and updating of SAP HANA

Find out how to install the SAP HANA database clients need to connect your applications.

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Installation and updating of SAP HANA studio

Get ready to install and update SAP HANA studio, a dedicated tool for administration and development.

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RHEL 6.x configuration for SAP HANA

Review guidelines for installing and configuring Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.x for SAP HANA.

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SLES 11.x for SAP applications configuration

Learn how to install and configure SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for SAP applications on SAP HANA.

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Implementation of the direct extractor connection for SAP HANA

Discover how to start your technical implementation of the direct extractor connection for SAP HANA.

Technical Guides
Multitenant database containers for SAP HANA

Discover how to configure, manage, and monitor an SAP HANA system that supports multitenant database containers.

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DBA cockpit for SAP HANA

Configure, manage, maintain, and optimise your installation using DBA cockpit for SAP HANA in SAP NetWeaver 7.4.

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Troubleshooting and performance analysis

Find information on resolving both specific and overall performance issues in your implementation of the SAP HANA database.

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Size your deployment

Determine your hardware requirements

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Bridging the gap between academia and industry research

The SAP HANA research group connects academic and industry experts to conduct cutting-edge research dedicated to solving database challenges.

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