SAP HANA is an in-memory data platform that is deployable as an on-premise appliance, or in the cloud. It is a revolutionary platform, which is best suited for performing real-time analytics, and developing and deploying real-time applications. At the core of this real-time data platform is the SAP HANA database, which is fundamentally different from any other database engine in the market today. This tutorial will teach you the basics of SAP HANA. The tutorial is divided into sections such as SAP HANA Basics, SAP HANA-Modeling, Reporting, and SAP HANA-SQL. Each of these sections contain related topics with screenshots explaining the SAP HANA database installations.
This tutorial has been prepared for anyone who has a basic knowledge of SQL. After completing this tutorial, you will find yourself at a moderate level of expertise in administration and operations or implantation and modeling using SAP HANA.
Before you start proceeding with this tutorial, we assume that you are well-versed with basic database concepts. You should have a good exposure to SQL, as SAP HANA is like a relational database. If you are not aware of these concepts, then we recommend that you first go through our short tutorials on SQL.