Skip to Content

What is SAP Data Warehouse Cloud?

SAP Data Warehouse Cloud is a modern, unified data and analytics solution that provides the data warehouse as a service layer for SAP Business Technology Platform, enabling you to connect, transform, model, and visualise your data and gain real-time insights.

Why is SAP Data Warehouse Cloud unique?

Built on the in-memory power of SAP HANA Cloud, SAP Data Warehouse Cloud unites your SAP and non-SAP data to deliver real-time insights and provides an enterprise-ready data warehouse with end-to-end functionality. 

  • Packed with extensive data management capabilities, including data transformation, virtualisation, integration, catalog, modelling, and metadata management
  • Provides an open, flexible, and scalable solution with strong security and data governance functionalities
  • Translates data language to natural language phrases with a semantic business layer, making data analytics intuitive for business users and freeing up IT resources
  • Enables collaboration with colleagues through virtual workspaces, so you can use the same data set and share findings with other stakeholders
  • Jump-starts your data analysis with prebuilt content for a faster return on investment

Empower your entire business

Enable business users to transform data into insight – and IT to govern data at the speed of business.

  • Create dedicated and secure virtual workspaces to analyse and model data in one location
  • Include a business semantic layer to ensure business users can quickly understand and model data
  • Leverage intuitive graphical and SQL capabilities for data integration and modelling
  • Provide integrated rich, contextual visualisation tools for business users and open data transformation and harmonisation tools for IT

Achieve quick data-to-value

Pave the way for improved decision-making with insightful analytics that are simple to set up, use, and share.

  • Minimise copies of data by sharing one cloud-based data warehouse with built-in analytics
  • Harmonise data with built-in data virtualisation, replication, and pipelining
  • Provide a single source of truth with deep integration using a semantic data lake
  • Gain insights faster with built-in machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities

Allocate your IT budget based on existing needs

Control costs and capital spend by paying for capabilities that your business uses in the moment and scaling them as needed.

  • Benefit from a spectrum of pricing models to address various requirements
  • Acquire the technical elasticity to scale up and down, on demand with cloud data warehousing
  • Lower ongoing costs by minimising management costs and enabling self-services for business users
  • Utilise graphical and SQL modelling capabilities along with your own tools for data integration, modelling and consumption

See how customers are succeeding with SAP Data Warehouse Cloud

Achieve data-driven decisions quickly and affordably

Trust a leader to help you make decisions confidently

Check out why the Forrester Wave report for Data Management for Analytics, Q1 2020, named SAP a leader based on its current offering, strategy, and market presence.

Explore how four businesses embraced modern data warehousing

Consider the insights of leading utilities, construction, telecom and retail companies on adopting a unified data and analytics platform to address business and IT needs. 

The importance of unified data and analytics

Unlock a multitude of strategic benefits with insights from 420 data strategy leaders on current challenges, innovation strategies, and automation priorities.

Training and Certification

Realise business results fast with expert-led training, hands-on experience, and best practices for SAP Data Warehouse Cloud.

Start your learning journey

Find training and certification for you and your team using our visual learning guides. Plan your learning journey to get started quickly.

Extend on-premise data warehousing to the cloud

Move toward the cloud by complementing your on-premise investment with cloud data warehousing.


SAP HANA for SQL data warehousing

Follow best practices for integrating SAP HANA for SQL data warehousing and SAP Data Warehouse Cloud, and reuse your data models by simply redeploying them to SAP Data Warehouse Cloud.



Find out how you can redeploy your SAP BW/4HANA objects in SAP Data Warehouse Cloud, leverage your existing investments, and deploy your metadata and data models to the cloud. 


Partner Ecosystem

Help ensure you meet your enterprise goals with the service and support of SAP partners. You can access content for SAP Data Warehouse Cloud, developed by our ecosystem.

Related Products

Looking for products to support your cloud data warehousing needs?


Build data solutions with a future-proofed architecture by trusting business-ready information and connecting to data anywhere.

SAP Analytics Cloud

Learn how cloud analytics technology enables data visualisation and improved business intelligence with analytics in the cloud.


Take a look at a next-generation, intelligent ERP business suite that is designed specifically for in-memory computing.

Back to top