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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 virtualisation.

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.

Tips for migrating to SAP HANA

When moving from a traditional database to an in-memory and column-oriented database, there will be new things to address. But many of the steps in implementing SAP HANA are the same as any database implementation.

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