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High-performance in-memory database that provides advanced analytics on multimodel data, on premise and in the cloud

SAP HANA architecture

SAP HANA’s in-memory, column-oriented architecture is built for fast queries and high-speed transactions – but it also includes – database management, application development, advanced analytical processing, and flexible data virtualization.

The history of SAP HANA

In the mid-2000s, co-founder of SAP, Hasso Plattner, was on a mission. He wanted to develop a database that could process transactional and analytical data – and answer any business question – in real time. 2010, SAP HANA was born and now 31,000+ direct customers run on SAP HANA today.

SAP HANA frequently asked questions


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