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SAP ASE our relational database server

Drive faster, more reliable online transaction processing (OLTP) for less with SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (SAP ASE).

This high-performance SQL database server uses a relational management model to meet rising demand for performance, reliability, and efficiency in every industry.

  • On-premise and cloud deployment options
  • High performance and availability to process mission-critical transactions
  • Proven, flexible SQL database system to reduce risk and increase agility
  • Lower operational costs with a resource-efficient relational database (RDBMS) server

Key Benefits

Accelerated transaction processing

Handle massive volumes of data and thousands of concurrent users by increasing the performance of your existing and future investments in data-driven business applications.

Business continuity and data security

Shield your data and systems from cybersecurity threats and unexpected disruptions. SAP ASE contains built-in technologies for data replication, encryption, and security.

Various deployment options for innovation

Extend your SQL database with a MemScale or workload analyser option to accelerate reporting, query execution, and response times, while meeting your specific requirements.

Key Capabilities

Workload optimisation

Simplify operations and reduce costs with workload analyser and workload profiler features for built-in high availability, disaster recovery, and resource optimisation.

Scalability and performance

Scale transactions, data, and users and improve performace with added technology options such as MemScale and XLOTP.

Cloud-ready, flexible deployment

Deploy SAP ASE in the cloud with Amazon Web Services.

Product Release Highlights

Faster, more secure transfer of database files

Transfer the first 256 pages of a database to another device with greater ease and speed. Sign executables digitally and enhance the security and integrity of those files.

Multiversion concurrency control (MVCC)

Preallocate memory from the global fragment pool when a session starts. This MVCC capability eliminates the need to allocate new statements or free memory manually.

Three-system monitoring procedures

Simplify existing system procedures to return information about all current users and processes enabled by SAP ASE. Display concise and extended output of the query plan.

Security and Compliance

Data security

Focus on your business and customer relationships, trusting that your data is safe and reliable. Our proactive, predictive approach helps ensure compliance and data security.

Data protection and privacy

Protect the rights of employees, applicants, customers, suppliers, partners, and others with SAP solutions that preserve data ownership, security, and privacy.


Trust that our products meet the latest compliance and security standards, thanks to external reviews and audits, as well as our use of one common framework worldwide.

Transform your business with SAP Services and Support

Evolve your business with services and support from SAP – your trusted adviser for digital transformation strategy and execution.

Simplify and accelerate your digital transformation

Support critical business processes on your path to innovation and digital transformation with holistic, end-to-end services that reflect over 40 years of knowledge, experience, and innovation.

Transform your business with unparalleled service support

Close the gap between your digital transformation strategy and execution with innovation discovery, digital strategy, and business transformation services from a trusted adviser that knows SAP software best.

Additional Products

Looking for more database products to meet your business needs?


Unleash your data’s full potential with SAP HANA, our in-memory database for digital business and the Intelligent Enterprise.


Make Big Data your biggest ally with SAP IQ software, our extreme-scale relational database management system (RDBMS).

SAP SQL Anywhere

Rapidly design and deploy embedded database applications that run remotely on devices with this relational database management system (RDBMS).

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