SAP HANA Introduction (HA100v12)



In this course, you will get an overview of SAP HANA. You will learn about in-memory computing, SAP HANA architecture and main implementation scenarios. You will also learn about modeling and data processing, data provisioning, as well as the different types of applications that run on SAP HANA, such as SAP BI tools, SAP Business Warehouse and SAP HANA XS applications. This course is also valuable for everyone who is part of an S/4HANA project, as it helps understand the key innovations in SAP Business Suite that the underlying SAP HANA Platform permits.

This course is based on software release:



  • Application consultant
  • Change Manager
  • Data consultant / manager
  • Developer


  • Basic IT knowledge
  • Basic awareness of reporting tools and business analytics
  • Some data modeling experience
  • Basic understanding of business system landscapes

Learning Objectives

  • Key concepts of SAP HANA and in-memory computing
  • Create a data model with SAP HANA native modeling tools
  • Provision data to SAP HANA
  • Consume SAP HANA Information Views and run applications on SAP HANA

1. Introduction

2. Architecture

  • SAP HANA landscape
  • Interfaces for administrators and developers
  • In-memory database
  • High Availability
  • Main security features

3. Modeling and Data Processing

  • Create Information Models
  • SAP supplied virtual data models (HANA Live and CDS)
  • Spatial processing, text search and analysis, predictive modeling, graph modeling

4. Data Provisioning

  • Main data provisioning scenarios
  • SAP HANA Vora
  • SAP HANA data provisioning tools

5. Running Applications on SAP HANA

  • Different types of applications supported by SAP HANA
  • Native application development using XS
  • Connect SAP Business Intelligence tools to SAP HANA
  • Data Warehousing Foundation
  • Use SAP Business Warehouse with SAP HANA