Architecture of SAP HANA system

SAP HANA contains multiple components and it provides high computing power to HANA. Most important component of SAP HANA system is Index Server, which contains SQL/MDX processor to handle query statements for database.

SAP HANA system also consists of Name Server, Preprocessor Server, Statistics Server and XS engine. XS engine is used to communicate and host small web applications and various other components on top of HANA database.