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What is SAP HANA Cloud?

SAP HANA Cloud is a single database as a service (DBaaS) foundation for modern applications and analytics across all enterprise data.

Our cloud-based data foundation modernizes how business decisions are made with live data

Build intelligent data applications with cloud-native scalability, speed, and performance. With the SAP HANA Cloud database, you can gain trusted, business-ready information from a single solution while enabling security, privacy, and anonymization with proven enterprise reliability.

Power mission-critical applications and analytics with one solution

  • Deliver transactions and analytics simultaneously without data duplication
  • Build and run high-performance transactional applications and real-time analytics at petabyte scale

Seamlessly blend multi-model data to enhance business processes

  • Converge relational, graph, spatial, document store, and other capabilities
  • Develop smart applications with embedded machine learning and analyse sensitive data while protecting privacy 

Provide trusted performance for all data needs

  • Process mission-critical data at proven in-memory speed
  • Manage data more efficiently with integrated multi-tier storage


Get started quickly and smoothly

Gain hands-on experience with SAP Business Technology Platform 

See how customers are succeeding with SAP HANA Cloud

What makes this platform unique is the ease of scalability, flexibility, and agility, which are in line with business growth objectives. It's a high-performance platform and ideal for business use.

Chelagat Johnny,


SAP HANA Cloud is well suited for hosting huge data volumes and also running the reports in real-time.

Venkatesh Balina,

SAP Cyber Security & GRC Consultant, Zoetis Inc.

SAP HANA Cloud delivers amazing features to handle the process and provides us amazing information which is trustful and illuminating. The insights given by this software shed light on our business.

Nazim Rafi,

Business Analyst, The Khudafereen

Outstanding product!

Godfrey Chimbalanga

Technical Quality Manager, Japan Tobacco International

SAP HANA Cloud is a fast, future-ready, easy, and economical cloud database, best suited for delivering enterprise-level applications. With its hybrid database architecture, our application can read and write data at an unmatched speed.

Nabin Poudel,

CEO, Curl Labs

SAP HANA Cloud earns multiple awards from TrustRadius

SAP HANA Cloud has been recognised by TrustRadius with multiple wins in both the Top Rated and Best of Award categories for 2022

What are analysts saying?

The Forrester Wave™: Translytical Data Platforms, Q4 2022

Forrester Research Inc., a leading global research and advisory firm, researched, analyzed and scored 15 vendors and named SAP a Leader. 

SAP recognized as a Leader in cloud DBMS

See the Gartner evaluation of cloud DBMS vendors, and learn why Gartner named SAP a Leader in its 2022 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems.*

SAP selected as a Leader in Multimodel Data Platforms by Forrester

Discover how multimodel platforms help companies deliver real-time, consistent, and trusted data to support new business requirements.

Why migrate to SAP HANA Cloud?

NHL has made the move to SAP HANA Cloud

NHL needed to consolidate and manage huge data volumes from different sources with an ultra-fast response time. SAP HANA Cloud provided a solution to this challenge. Hear from the NHL about their success story of migrating to SAP HANA Cloud.

Frequently Asked Questions

The top reasons for embracing cloud databases are faster access to data, consumption-based pricing, elastic scale, and a fully managed solution to reduce maintenance.

You can extend on-premise database landscapes to the cloud with expanded capacity for computing and storage to begin your cloud journey.

SAP HANA Cloud is the database management foundation of SAP Business Technology Platform. This platform encompasses database and data management, analytics, application development, and integration, as well as intelligent technologies.


The SAP HANA Cloud adapters are different from the Open Connectors in SAP Business Technology Platform, however. SAP HANA Cloud provides an SAP HANA Cloud smart data integration (SDI) adapter that integrates with the Open Connectors framework in SAP Business Technology Platform.

SAP HANA Cloud is a single database that can serve many analytical and transactional use cases, including OLTP and OLAP. It adds flexibility for multimodel features, developing applications, and more.

The SAP HANA Cloud database offers the same power and performance that you might already be familiar with in the SAP HANA database. However, SAP HANA Cloud is built natively for the cloud, which means greater connectivity and several new features. It’s also a database as a service, offering greater flexibility.


With SAP HANA Cloud, you don’t have to worry about managing hardware, operating systems, backups, and other types of maintenance. All of this is taken care of by SAP.

SAP HANA Cloud can access SAP and third-party data management practices, including federation and replication methods. We use smart data access (SDA) and smart data integration (SDI) and access includes ODBC, REST, data provisioning agent (DPAgent), and JDBC.

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