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Technical Information

Technical documentation for implementing, managing, and configuring SAP HANA — on-premise and in the cloud.

SAP product documentation

Find the SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud documentation you need to get started with installing or provisioning to develop innovative new solutions.

SAP HANA features scope description

Get an overview of the innovative capabilities of SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud that can help you build modern solutions to extract more business value from your data.

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 with specific compliance, security, and regulatory needs.

Architecture and Technology

Innovate without boundaries with SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud

  • Manage any data seamlessly on premise and in the cloud
  • Augment applications and analytics with built-in machine learning
  • Provide a single gateway to all your data with advanced data virtualisation
  • Develop modern applications simply with native application development capabilities

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 Services

Quick-start implementation service for SAP HANA Cloud

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 and by assessing and improving the quality of your data with a health check based on completeness, uniqueness, consistency, and timeliness of your data and a report on the findings.

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 enables you to combine various transformation requirements.

Standardised data migration service from non-SAP sources

Speed data migration from third-party sources into an SAP target, reduce risks and costs, and help ensure success with an end-to-end service for completing data migrations.

Deployment Options

Move to SAP HANA quickly and seamlessly with a deployment option that best fits your business needs, budget, and resources. 

Fully-managed cloud services

Focus on innovation, not maintenance, with fully managed SAP HANA instances in a private or public cloud.

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 pre-installed software.

Tailored data centre integration

Choose your preferred infrastructure components from a menu of supported 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

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Advance your strategy with SAP-certified solutions

Find SAP partners who can assist you with your implementation and independent software vendors that build SAP-certified, prepackaged solutions, extending the functionality of your 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.

Partnerships with leading cloud providers

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

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

Find out how to get started with SAP HANA Cloud to build new solutions or extend your existing SAP HANA solutions.

Develop on SAP HANA

Get step-by-step guidance on how you can construct applications by using SAP HANA extended application services.

Develop native apps on SAP HANA

Learn to create apps, services, models, and write procedures with SAP HANA extended application services, advanced model.

Explore technical guides for SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud

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

Learn how to install and update the SAP HANA cockpit, a single point of access to a range of administration tools that helps monitor individual and multi-tenant SAP HANA databases.

Technical Guide
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.

Technical Guide
Guidance on installing and updating SAP HANA Server

Learn how to install and update SAP HANA by using built-in lifecycle management tools.

Technical Guide
Client installation and updating of SAP HANA

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

Technical Guide
Installation and updating of SAP HANA Studio

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

Technical Guide
RHEL 6.x configuration for SAP HANA

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

Technical Guide
SLES 11.x for SAP applications configuration

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

Technical Guide
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.

Technical Guide
DBA cockpit for SAP HANA

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

Technical Guide
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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